Projet d’assiette (Leda) (Design for a Plate [Leda]), frontispiece from the Volpini Suite

A work made of zincograph in black on ivory wove paper (imitation japanese vellum).
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  • A work made of zincograph in black on ivory wove paper (imitation japanese vellum).

Date:

1889, printed after 1911

Artist:

Paul Gauguin (French, 1848-1903)
published by Ambroise Vollard (French, 1867-1939)

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Artist

Paul Gauguin

Title

Projet d’assiette (Leda) (Design for a Plate [Leda]), frontispiece from the Volpini Suite

Origin

France

Date

1889

Medium

Zincograph in black on ivory wove paper (imitation Japanese vellum)

Inscriptions

Signed recto, in plate, upper right, in image, printed in black ink: "homis soit qui mal y pense PGO [in reverse]"; inscribed in plate, below image, printed in black ink: "Projet d’asiet en 89 [in reverse]"; lower left, below image, in graphite: "R1163x"; inscribed verso, lower left, in graphite: "28.238 / 3707"

Dimensions

217 × 205 mm (image); 441 × 331 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

Albert Roullier Memorial Collection

Reference Number

1928.238

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