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Een dans (A dance)

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  • Museum number


  • Title (object)

    • Een dans (A dance)
  • Description

    An Indonesian dancer wearing a striped dress against a pattered backdrop. c.1893
    Woodcut or zincograph on a very large sheet of oriental tissue paper

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1893
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 116 millimetres
    • Width: 109 millimetres (image)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Signed in pencil in the margin
  • Curator's comments

    The dancer was at the Paris Exhibition of 1889. This is Mesquita's first print, of which only two impressions were known to van Es.

  • Bibliography

    • van Es A001 bibliographic details
  • Location

    D+F XIXc Mounted Roy

  • Conservation

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    Treatment date

    2 June 2006

    Treatment proposal




    Treatment details

    Mount - Overthrow - R

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  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number


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