Les cigales et les fourmis (The Grasshoppers and the Ants), from the Volpini Suite

A work made of zincograph in black on chrome yellow wove paper.
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  • A work made of zincograph in black on chrome yellow wove paper.

Date:

1889

Artist:

Paul Gauguin
French, 1848-1903

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Artist

Paul Gauguin

Title

Les cigales et les fourmis (The Grasshoppers and the Ants), from the Volpini Suite

Origin

France

Date

1889

Medium

Zincograph in black on chrome yellow wove paper

Inscriptions

Signed recto, in plate, lower left, in image, in black printing ink: "P Gauguin"; inscribed in plate, lower left, below image, in black printing ink: "Les Cigales [s in reverse] et les [s in reverse] fourmis [s in reverse]"; inscribed upper right in graphite: "73 bis"

Dimensions

216 × 261 mm (image); 219 × 293 mm (plate, appro×.); 498 × 649 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

William McCallin McKee Memorial Endowment

Reference Number

1943.1022

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