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The Vine

([Paris], l'Ymagier, 1896) 63 cm; original tan wrapper with letterpress, etching on front cover ("Enfant prodigue") and back cover ("cul-de-lampe"- woman's head in profile); six etchings loosely inserted; and one additional etching, another impression of the cul-de-lampe, on a different paper....

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Artist's monogram, lr in plate: VB Signed in graphite, lr in margin: Valère Bernard


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

La Vigne


Image: 25 x 19.1 cm (9 13/16 x 7 1/2 in.) Sheet: 62 x 44.3 cm (24 7/16 x 17 7/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Etching and aquatint, one of six


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