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from "Les Géorgiques de Virgile (The Georgics of Virgil)", in Latin with French text by l'Abbé Jacques Delille (Paris: Philippe Gonin, 1950)

Photo Credit: Rich Sanders, Des Moines

from "Les Géorgiques de Virgile (The Georgics of Virgil)", in Latin with French text by l'Abbé Jacques Delille (Paris: Philippe Gonin, 1950)

Artist: Aristide Maillol (French, 1861 - 1944)
Printer: Phillipe Gonin (French)
Date: ca.1937-1944
Medium: Wood engraving printed in sanguine ink on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 5/8 × 9 7/16 in. (32.1 × 24 cm.)
Image: 5 7/8 × 5 3/8 in. (14.9 × 13.7 cm.)
Credit Line: Des Moines Art Center Permanent Collections; Gift of Keith Shaver in honor of Mary and Roy Shaver, 2015.69
Accession number: 2015.69
Classification: print
Copyright:ARS
Markswatermark of seated nude (l,r) watermark of nude was created by Maillol for Count Kessler for Montval paper; 50/66 (l,l graphite); 46-6995-59 (l,c graphite); $8 (l,c graphite)
Paper/SupportMontval paper
Portfolio/Seriesfrom the second paper portfolio of two suites of woodcuts accompanying the book (in two volumes) Les Géorgiques de Virgile, in Latin with French text by l'Abbé Jacques Delille (Paris: Philippe Gonin, 1950)
Published ReferencesBénézit 9-32 ; Monod 11339 ; Strachan 337

Edition50/66
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