Marsyas (The Enchanted Spring)

1910
Richard Nicolaüs Roland Holst (Dutch, 1868–1938)


Catalogue Raisonné

Variant proof

Dimensions

95.3 x 70.8 cm (37 1/2 x 27 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1997.34

Medium or Technique

Poster, color lithograph printed in blue (variant proof)

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Posters

Printer: Treslingand Co., Amsterdam. Inscribed in poster, top: NV Het Tooneel / dir: Willem Royaards / Marsyas / Of. de. betooverde. bron. Inscribed in poster, below: Mijthische Komedie / van Balthasar Verhagen / Muziek van Alphonse Diepenbrock / Decor Ontwerp van RN Roland Holst. Sticker of 1925 Paris Exposition, u.r., states in brown pen: IX/977. Verso, customs stamp in black ink, l.r.: Zoll/H-30/+ Note: One of a few copies in blue without the printer’s address.

Inscription

Inscribed in poster, top: NV Het Tooneel / dir: Willem Royaards / Marsyas / Of. de. betooverde. bron. Inscribed in poster, below: Mijthische Komedie / van Balthasar Verhagen / Muziek van Alphonse Diepenbrock / Decor Ontwerp van RN Roland Holst. Sticker of 1925 Paris Exposition, u.r., states in brown pen: IX/977. Verso, customs stamp in black ink, l.r.: Zoll/H-30/+

Provenance

1925, exhibited in Paris. Passed through Switzerland [see note]. 1997, sold by Wouter J. Van Leeuwen (dealer), Amsterdam, to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 26, 1997)

NOTE: Verso bears a Swiss customs stamp.

Credit Line

Francis Welch Fund