1893 Calendar Page for the Journal "De Meerbode" (Messenger from the Sea)

1892
Artist Carel Adolph Lion Cachet (Dutch, 1864–1945)


Dimensions

Sheet: 42.5 x 34.2 cm (16 3/4 x 13 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

2001.186

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

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

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.

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Print and Drawing Curator's Discretionary Fund