1893 Calendar Page for the Journal "De Meerbode" (Messenger from the Sea)
Artist Carel Adolph Lion Cachet (Dutch, 1864–1945)
Sheet: 42.5 x 34.2 cm (16 3/4 x 13 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodcut. Proof for an 1893 calendar cover (never published) for the newspaper and commercial printer "De Meerbode" (Maritime Messenger), Aalsmeer
Not On View
Verso, l.r.: red stamp of Philip J. (reproduced, Bubb Kuyper, Dutch Graphic Art, 1850-1950, auction catalogue, 1 December 2000).
Watermark: Sideways through sheet. Bottom: Lion rampant with sword in a crowned circle with Propatria; top "GELDER". Hard to see whole watermark due to inking, but clearly a van Gelder paper.
The collection of Philip J., sold by Bubb Kuyper, Haarlem, the Netherlands, 1 Dec. 2000, no. 1519 (illus.);to Van Leeuwen, Amsterdam; purchased by Museum, March 2001.
Print and Drawing Curator's Discretionary Fund