Zebra

about 1919
Samuel Jessurun de Mesquita (Dutch, 1868–1944)


Dimensions

Sheet: 27.5 × 41.3 cm (10 13/16 × 16 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2017.1431

Medium or Technique

Woodcut on Japanese paper, laid down

Not On View

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed in pencil left top corner in the window

Provenance

About 1921, probably sold by the artist [see note]. By about 2016, sold by a private collection, Amsterdam, to Dr. E. H. Ariëns-Kappers (dealer), Amsterdam; 2017, sold by Ariëns-Kappers to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 21, 2017)

NOTE: At the time it was sold around 2016, the print was in an early frame lined with newsprint, dated Tuesday, 26 April 1921. The backing sheet bore a price of 65 guilders, in Mesquita’s handwriting

Credit Line

Stephen Bullard Memorial Fund