The Spinner (La Fileuse)
Object Place: France
130.6 x 88.7 cm (51 7/16 x 34 15/16 in.); Legacy dimension: Sheet: 1306 x 887 mm (51 3/8 x 34 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Color lithograph; brush, crayon and spatter lithography printed in six colors on paper
Not On View
Model with distaff, man weaving in backgound, 1900.
Text (verbatim transcription of lettering): none, image was not intended to be printed with lettering.
Condition: small tears around the edges
General: This image is technically not a poster but a panneau décoratif, or decorative panel, since it was intended to be used for interior decoration and not to advertise a product.
Inscriptions: signed by artist, l.r., on stone "Chéret 190"; l.r., letterpress, "Imprimerie Chaix & de Malherbe, éditeurs - 1900"
Other inscriptions/marks: l.l., blind stamp "Exposition de 1900 / musées centennaux / exemplaire no. "; l.l. stamped in ink "118"
Later inscriptions or marks: [As described] | | |
W.G. Russell Allen (1882-1955, Boston); by whom given to MFA by his estate February 11, 1960
Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen