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

A work made of zincograph in black, with pale orange, red and green watercolor and white crayon, on chrome yellow wove paper.
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  • A work made of zincograph in black, with pale orange, red and green watercolor and white crayon, on chrome yellow wove paper.

Date:

1889

Artist:

Paul Gauguin
French, 1848-1903

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

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, with pale orange, red and green watercolor and white crayon, on chrome yellow wove paper

Inscriptions

Signed recto, below image, in pen and brown ink: "Dessins Lithographiques / Paul Gauguin"; signed in plate, upper right, 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"; inscribed verso, lower left, in graphite: "43.1021A / R8013"

Dimensions

217 × 205 mm (image); 304 × 260 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

William McCallin McKee Memorial Endowment

Reference Number

1943.1021a

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