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Among so many different commands lies the beautiful task of sowing on a hostile earth, plate 22 from Miserere

A work made of heliogravure with sugar-lift aquatint, scraping, burnishing, drypoint on paper.
© 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

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  • A work made of heliogravure with sugar-lift aquatint, scraping, burnishing, drypoint on paper.

Date:

1922

Artist:

Georges Rouault
French, 1871-1958

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Georges Rouault

Title

Among so many different commands lies the beautiful task of sowing on a hostile earth, plate 22 from Miserere

Place

France (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1922

Medium

Heliogravure with sugar-lift aquatint, scraping, burnishing, drypoint on paper

Dimensions

Plate: 58.5 × 43 cm (23 1/16 × 16 15/16 in.); Sheet: 65.5 × 50.5 cm (25 13/16 × 19 15/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Joseph R. Shapiro

Reference Number

1955.575

Copyright

© 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

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