La mère et la mort (The mother and death)

1861
Rodolphe Bresdin (French, 1822–1885)


Catalogue Raisonné

van Gelder 104 ii/IV

Dimensions

Image: 13.5 x 9 cm (5 5/16 x 3 9/16 in.) Platemark: 17 x 12.5 cm (6 11/16 x 4 15/16 in.) Sheet: 22 x 16 cm (8 11/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

2011.119

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Appeared in the periodical La Revue Fantaisiste, Vol. II, eleventh issue, 15 July 1861.

Inscription

Printed in top plate margin: REVUE FANTAISISTE; at lower left, Imp. Delàtre Paris

Signed

L.R. in image: Rodolphe Bresdin 1861 (6 reversed)

Markings

Oval coll. stamp in blue on verso, blurred and illegible

Provenance

About 1980, David Tunick, New York; about 1980, sold by David Tunick to Abraham Pollen, Brookline, MA; by inheritance to his widow, Ruth Pollen, Brookline and Dedham, MA; 2011, gift of Mrs. Pollen to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 23, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Abraham and Ruth S. Pollen