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Couple Embracing, from "Daphnis and Chloe" by Longus

Artist:
Pierre Bonnard (French, Fontenay-aux-Roses 1867–1947 Le Cannet)
Date:
1902
Medium:
Lithograph; proof impression
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 1/8 × 10 1/4 in. (33.3 × 26.1 cm) Image: 5 7/16 x 5 1/2 in. (13.8 x 14 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Purchase, E. Powis Jones Gift, 1988
Accession Number:
1988.1148.2
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2017 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not on view
Un couple s'embrassant de Daphnis et Chloé

Inscription: Lettered below image: telle qu'étoit Chloé, mais même à lui chevrier. / Ils ne purent donc la nuit suivante réposer non / plus que l'autre, et n'eurent ailleurs la pensée / qu'à remémorer ce qu'ils avoient fait, et regretter / ce qu'ils avoient omis à faire, disant ainsi en eux- / mêmes : <
Vendor: H. P. Kraus
Bouvet 75; Ives 94
Francis Bouvet, Jane Brenton, Antoine Terrasse Bonnard: The Complete Graphic Work. 1981, cat. no. 75, pp. 140, 153.

Colta Ives, Helen Giambruni, Sasha M. Newman Pierre Bonnard: The Graphic Art. Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1990, cat. no. 94, p. 232, ill.



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