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print / book-illustration

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1900,1231.1668-1721

  • Description

    Three series of proofs of illustrations to Théophile Gautier's 'Une nuit de Cléopatre', with a preface by Anatole France, Paris (A.Ferroud, 1894): consisting of
    1.complete set of the 22 plates in their first incomplete state
    2. ten (only) of the plates in the second completed state
    3. complete set of the 22 plates in their completed state, with added remarques printed in bistre
    Etchings

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1894 (c)
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 178 millimetres
    • Width: 109 millimetres (platemark)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        With etched signatures on plates
  • Curator's comments

    Part of a large group of book illustrations by Avril from the Ashbee bequest.

  • Location

    Not on display (French XIXc Unmounted Roy)

  • Associated names

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: Une nuit de Cléopatre
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1900

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1900,1231.1668-1721

Three series of proofs of illustrations to Théophile Gautier's 'Une nuit de Cléopatre', with a preface by Anatole France, Paris (A.Ferroud, 1894): consisting of  1.complete set of the 22 plates in their first incomplete state  2. ten (only) of the plates

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Three series of proofs of illustrations to Théophile Gautier's 'Une nuit de Cléopatre', with a preface by Anatole France, Paris (A.Ferroud, 1894): consisting of 1.complete set of the 22 plates in their first incomplete state 2. ten (only) of the plates

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