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Cover for "Les Courtes Joies" (Brief Pleasures)

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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)

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

Couverture pour "Les Courtes Joies"


Catalogue Raisonné

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


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.)

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Medium or Technique

Lithograph on chine


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