The starting gun

Départ

Belgian
about 1903
Artist Fernand Fernel (Belgian, 1872–1934)


Dimensions

Horizontal: Overall: 8.9 x 14 cm (3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2012.6973

Medium or Technique

Color lithograph on card stock

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Postcards

Series: Color caricatures of an auto race, on a black background.
Back: undivided. Used.

Inscription

Yes

Signed

Fernel

Markings

Canceled. Sent 1903.

Provenance

Between 1950 and 2011, acquired by Leonard A. Lauder, New York, from various postcard dealers in the United States, Canada and Europe; 2012, gift of Leonard A. Lauder to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 27, 2012)

Credit Line

Leonard A. Lauder Postcard Archive—Gift of Leonard A. Lauder