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The Grotesque Musicians

Artist:
James Ensor (Belgian, Ostend 1860–1949 Ostend)
Date:
1888
Medium:
Etching on zinc; first state; hand-colored with red, blue, green, and yellow watercolor on Arches laid paper
Dimensions:
plate: 7 x 9 1/4 in. (17.8 x 23.5 cm) sheet: 18 3/4 x 13 3/4 in. (47.6 x 34.9 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Paul Mann, 1981
Accession Number:
1981.1232.1
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not on view
Les musiciens fantastiques

Signature: lower right , in plate: Ensor
lower right, in graphite: James Ensor 1888

Inscription: lower left, in graphite: Les musiciens fantastiques

Marking: artist's collection stamp on verso: [JE in circle, with three illegible letters below] not in Lugt
Robert Paul Mann; Donor: Mr. and Mrs. Robert Paul Mann
D.43; Bartsch/Elesh 43.i; Taevernier 43.i
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