Design for a Plate - Leda
Design for a Plate - Leda
Design for a Plate - Leda

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Design for a Plate - Leda

Paul Gauguin (French, 1848-1903) Edward Ancourt, Printer (French)


(August Laube, Zurich, Switzerland); Samuel Josefowitz, Pully-Lausanne, Switzerland; purchased by the Indianapolis Museum of Art in 2008 (2008.359.1).

Object Information

artist
Paul Gauguin (French, 1848-1903)
printer
Edward Ancourt (French)
creation date
1889
materials
Zincograph with watercolor and gouache on canary yellow wove paper, mounted on cardboard folder
dimensions
26 3/8 x 20 x 1/2 in. (portfolio)
11 15/16 x 10 3/16 in. (image)
mark descriptions
Inscribed and signed in black ink below image: Dessins lithographiques/Paul Gauguin

Inscribed and signed on the plate, in reverse, UR: homis [sic] soit qui mal y pense PGo.

Inscribed and dated on the plate outside the circle, in reverse, LC: Projet d'asiet [sic] en 89
accession number
2008.359.1
credit line
Gift of Samuel Josefowitz in tribute to Bret Waller and Ellen Lee by exchange, Caroline Marmon Fesler Fund, Beeler Fund, Anonymous IV Art Fund, Mr. and Mrs. William R. Spurlock Fund, Mrs. Pierre F. Goodrich Endowed Art Fund, Nancy Foxwell Neuberger Acquisition Endowment Fund, Gift of the Alliance of the Indianapolis Museum of Art, Russell and Becky Curtis Art Purchase Endowment Fund, Roger G. Wolcott Fund, E. Hardey Adriance Fine Arts Acquisition Fund in memory of Marguerite Hardey Adriance, Mary V. Black Art Endowment Fund, Cecil F. Head Art Fund, Delavan Smith Fund, Emma Harter Sweetser Fund, Mr. and Mrs. Theodore P. Van Vorhees Art Fund, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Crane Fund, Richard W. and Rosemary W. Lee Memorial Funds
copyright
Public Domain
collection
European Painting and Sculpture 1800-1945
colors