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La Discorde

Artist:
Gustave Moreau (French, Paris 1826–1898 Paris)
Etcher:
Félix Bracquemond (French, Paris 1833–1914 Sèvres)
Author:
Jean de La Fontaine (French, Château-Thierry 1621–1695 Paris)
Publisher:
Boussod, Valadon and Co. (Paris)
Artist:
Boussod, Valadon & Co. (London)
Published in:
Paris; London
Date:
1886
Medium:
Etching; fifth state of five
Dimensions:
Sheet: 18 1/8 × 12 1/2 in. (46 × 31.8 cm) Plate: 13 5/16 × 10 1/2 in. (33.8 × 26.7 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1963
Accession Number:
63.625.16(3)
Not on view
Les Fables de la Fontaine

Discord, from "The Fables of La Fontaine"

Signature: Signed in graphite, below image, lower right: "Bracquemond"

Inscription: Inscribed in plate, across the top: "October 1st, 1886, London, Published by Boussod Valadon & Co., successors to Goupil & Co., 116 & 117 New Bond Street W., and 9, rue Chaptal, Paris, Copyright registered."

Marking: An embossed mark in lower left, with letters "PO" and "Printsellers Association" in oval.
Vendor: Paul Prouté, Paris
Beraldi III.798.v; IFF III.386.422
Henri Béraldi Les Graveurs du XIXe Siècle. 1885-1892, cat. no. 798, pp. 8-9 (supplement).

Jean Adhémar, Jacques Lethève Inventaire du Fonds Francais Apres 1800. Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris, 1954, cat. no. 422, p. 386.



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