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Mercat

1883–1935
Oliver Herford (American, 1863–1935)


Dimensions

Sheet: 14.4 x 9.5 cm (5 11/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

50.3820

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

In pencil at bottom of sheet "Mercat Half cat half / fish, filled with desire to eat / its own tail"

Provenance

Mildred Howells, Boston, MA; gift to MFA, December 14, 1950.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mildred Howells