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Print, " Nous jurons de faire baiser la Toile"

This is a Print. We acquired it in 1995. Its medium is hand-colored engraving on wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was bequest of Elinor Merrell. It is credited Bequest of Elinor Merrell.

Its dimensions are

25.7 x 35.3 cm (10 1/8 x 13 7/8 in. ), uneven sheet

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink on verso, vertically, lower left quadrant: MADE IN FRANCE

It is signed

Signed in pen and black ink, lower left of framing line: Chez Martineti

It is inscribed

On recto: imprinted in plate across lower margin: Nous jurons de faire baiser la Toile. In pen and black ink (encircled), lower left of image: L. On verso, lower left corner, recent inscriptions in graphite: shop interiors; and to right of this inscription: Tk / 15/. Lower left corner: #1162 / not for sale.

Cite this object as

Print, " Nous jurons de faire baiser la Toile"; hand-colored engraving on wove paper; 25.7 x 35.3 cm (10 1/8 x 13 7/8 in. ), uneven sheet; Bequest of Elinor Merrell; 1995-50-397

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