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Cover for "Les Courtes Joies" (Brief Pleasures)

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Provenance

Probably acquired on the art market by Margaret Evans Berdan (b. 1903 - d. 1984), Toledo, OH, and Pittsburgh, PA; by descent to her daughter, Margaret Berdan Arnold (b. 1928 - d.2008), Greenwich, CT, and Hyannisport, MA; 2010, gift of the estate of Margaret Berdan Arnold to the MFA. (Accession date: October 20, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Evans Arnold, Fred Arnold, Margaret Healey and Maria Nihoul in memory of Margaret Berdan Arnold

Couverture pour "Les Courtes Joies"

1897

Catalogue Raisonné

Wittrock 236 (Frapier edition 1925); Delteil 216; Adhémar 228; Wick 15

Dimensions

Sheet: 27.5 x 35.5 cm (10 13/16 x 14 in.) Lender accessory (Frame): 27.9 x 38.1 x 2.5 cm (11 x 15 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

2010.733

Medium or Technique

Lithograph on chine

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