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The Mirror of Venus

Artist:
Félix Jasinski (Polish, 1862–1901 Puteaux, Hauts-de-Seine)
Artist:
After Sir Edward Burne-Jones (British, Birmingham 1833–1898 Fulham)
Publisher:
Arthur Tooth & Sons (London)
Publisher:
The Fine Art Society, London
Publisher:
Stiefbold & Company (Berlin)
Printer:
A. Salmon and Ardail (French, active 1863–96)
Date:
1896
Medium:
Etching on imitation vellum
Dimensions:
Plate: 16 × 22 5/8 in. (40.6 × 57.5 cm) Sheet: 18 3/8 × 25 7/16 in. (46.7 × 64.6 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of J. R. Watkins, 1942
Accession Number:
42.16.77
Not on view
Signature: signed in graphite lower left: "Edward Burne-Jones"; lower right: "F. Jasinski"

Inscription: in plate: "Copyright 1896 by Mess-rs. Arthur Tooth & Sons, Publishers, 5 & 6 Haymarket, London, & 295 Fifth Avenue, New York, The Fine Art Society, 148 New Bond Street, London and Mess-rs. Stiefbold & Co. Berlin. Printed by Mess-rs. A. Salmon & Ardail, Paris."

Marking: Stamped, lower left, with the Printsellers' Association mark (Lugt 2051) and the letters 'AW'
J. R. Watkins; Donor: J. R. Watkins
Hartnoll et al. 1988, no. 10, pp. 18, 56
Julian Hartnoll, John Christian, Christopher Newall The Reproductive Engravings after Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones. 1988, cat. no. 10, fig. no. pl. 2, pp. 12, 18-19, 56, ill.



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