Two Owls ("A Happy Christmas")

1890
Theodorus van Hoytema (Dutch, 1863–1917)


Catalogue Raisonné

Amsterdam 018

Dimensions

Image: 5.8 x 10.8 cm (2 5/16 x 4 1/4 in.) Sheet: 8 x 12 cm (3 1/8 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1804

Medium or Technique

Lithograph in black ink, hand-colored with gray and green watercolor, on slightly pink-colored card

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Pen and blue ink [by artist?], below: "A Happy Christmas."

Signed

In stone lower right: [monogram] TvH 90

Provenance

Private Collections (1986-2006); to K. Sanders Collection; purchased by Justin G. Schiller and Dennis M. V. David Collection; by whom given to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Accession Date: January 21, 2009)

Credit Line

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