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La rosée du matin

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  • Museum number


  • Title (object)

    • La rosée du matin
  • Description

    Morning dew, after Prud'hon, personified by nude female figure crowned with flowers and dancing on a river-bank, a drapery twirling around her; published in 'Artistes Modernes' Lithograph

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1839-1908
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 277 millimetres (image size)
    • Width: 222 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Numbered: '3', below image; lettered above image: 'artistes Modernes' and below, with producers' names, publication address: '... Ledot Jne 168 rue de Rivoli Gd Hotel du Louvre', and title.
  • Location

    French Masters Portfolio

  • Subjects

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: Artistes Modernes
  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

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