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La chevelure de Berenice

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1887,0210.11

  • Title (object)

    • La chevelure de Berenice
  • Description

    A female nude standing supported on a lion with one hand to a wound in her breast, a crown and flowing hair against a star-lit sky, with another nude behind her. 1886
    Mezzotint on a sheet of chine appliqué

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1886
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 680 millimetres
    • Width: 400 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with title, and production details, with the Boussod, Valadon and Knoedler publication line dated 1 October 1886.
  • Curator's comments

    Dated in the painting 1883

  • Location

    Not on display (Spanish Masters Plan Press)

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1887

  • Acquisition notes

    Acquired under the Copyright Act

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1887,0210.11

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