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Virgo Castissima

([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...

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Signed

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

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Gift of Eijk and Rose-Marie van Otterloo

Dimensions

Image: 33.4 x 16.5 cm (13 1/8 x 6 1/2 in.) Sheet: 62 x 44.4 cm (24 7/16 x 17 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2010.1316.4

Medium or Technique

Etching and aquatint, one of six

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