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The Fishermen

(Paris: L'Ymagier, 9, rue de Varenne, 1895) 64.9 cm; original printed wrappers with woodcut vignettes on front and back, with cloth ties. The woodcut vignette on the front is "L'homme à la clochette"; back "Le derviche à cheval." L'Ymagier was an Illustrated journal published from October...

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Stamped ll on sheet: No. 7 Stamped lr on sheet: V


Initialled ll below image: g d e


Between the 1950s and 1980s, acquired by Samuel Josefowitz (Lausanne, Switzerland and Whitchurch, England); March 19, 2004, sold by Josefowitz to Eijk and Rose-Marie van Otterloo (Naples, FL); 2010, gift of Eijk and Rose-Marie van Otterloo to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 26, 2011)

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Gift of Eijk and Rose-Marie van Otterloo

Les Pêcheurs



Image: 34.8 x 25 cm (13 11/16 x 9 13/16 in.) Sheet: 643 x 50.2 cm (253 1/8 x 19 3/4 in.)

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Woodcut, plate V from portfolio of six woodcuts


Prints and Drawings


Prints, Portfolios