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- Object: Une exécution au Japon
An execution in Japan: a decapitated head on a trestle, and on the right a large noticeboard detailing the crime commited by the dead man; before artist's signature, and without artist's monogram
Etching with surface tone
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Height: 157 millimetres (plate-mark)
Width: 238 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Gonse indicates that a few impressions of the second state included the monogram. He does not considerate them as a separate state.
Gonse gives a complete translation of the notice board. It indicates that the dead man, Majima Hasime, was executed for murdering two Englishmen.
- Not on display
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