Page 10, Uilen-geluk (The Happy Owls)

1895
Theodorus van Hoytema (Dutch, 1863–1917), Text by Tine Hogervorst van Hoytema (Dutch, 1865–1927)


Dimensions

Sheet: 19.5 x 14.6 cm (7 11/16 x 5 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2010.595.14

Medium or Technique

Chromolithograph proof with text

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Recto, printed text: The owls open wide their eyes and say "Well, Mr. Peacock, if you will go and fetch your friends, we will tell you."

Provenance

K. Sanders Collection (The Hague, The Netherlands); to E.J. van Wisselingh & Co (Haarlem, The Netherlands); April 2003, Justin Schiller and Dennis M. V. David (Kingston, NY); 2010, gift of Justin Schiller and Dennis M. V. David to the MFA Boston. (Accession Date: September 22, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Justin G. Schiller and Dennis M. V. David