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Frontispiece: Truth

A work made of lithograph in black with scraping on stone on cream laid paper.
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  • A work made of lithograph in black with scraping on stone on cream laid paper.

Date:

1885

Artist:

Henri Fantin-Latour
French, 1836-1904

About this artwork

In addition to the work of Wagner, Fantin was influenced by other great operas composed during his lifetime. In this lithograph a muse inscribes the names of composers whose music most inspired Fantin’ s lithographs. The trumpeting figure above the scroll symbolizes fame.

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Artist

Henri Fantin-Latour

Title

Frontispiece: Truth

Origin

France

Date

1885

Medium

Lithograph in black with scraping on stone on cream laid paper

Dimensions

457 × 322 mm (image); 695 × 524 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

The Charles Deering Collection

Reference Number

1927.2950

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