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Der Engel des Lebens (The angel of life)

Wilhelm Woernle (German, 1849–1916), After Giovanni Segantini (Italian, 1858–1899)


Dimensions

Platemark: 39.5 × 29.9 cm (15 9/16 × 11 3/4 in.) Sheet: 56.7 × 45.5 cm (22 5/16 × 17 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

99.856.12

Medium or Technique

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Not On View

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Inscription

recto, lower left: GIOVANNA SEGANTINI PINX. Druck & Verlag der Gesellschaft f. vervielf. Kunst in Wien.
recto, lower center: DER ENGEL DES LEBENS.
recto, lower right: W. WOERNLE SCt. Vervielfältigung vorbehalten.

Provenance

1899, purchased by Sylvester Rosa Koehler (b. 1837 - d. 1900), Boston; 1899, gift of Koehler to the MFA. (Accession date: February 28, 2018)

Credit Line

Gift of Sylvester Rosa Koehler