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The Leuckart Diploma (Penelope)

Penelope

1895
Max Klinger (German, 1857–1920)


Catalogue Raisonné

Singer 276 IV (regular edition of Pan)

Accession Number

P4085

Medium or Technique

Etching, engraving, and aquatint (two plates) together with four lithographic stone plates (blue, green, yellow-green and pink)

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

“The famous Leipzig zoologist Leuckart was honored by his students with this composition on the fiftieth anniversary of his doctorate. The weaving loom is taken from the pattern on the vase in Chiusi.” p. 282 Singer

Inscription

Penelope von Max Klinger Sechsplattendruck. Pan I 5

Signed

l.l. within image MK / 95

Provenance

Early provenance not researched; Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York, Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA, November 1897.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund