Identification and Creation
Object Number
2012.74
People
Albert Besnard, French (Paris, France 1849 - 1934)
Title
In the Ashes
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Dans les Cendres
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1887
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/340024
Location
Level 3, Room 3600, University Research Gallery
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Etching, drypoint and roulette on cream laid paper
Technique
Etching and roulette
Dimensions
plate: 79.6 x 45 cm (31 5/16 x 17 11/16 in.)
sheet: 88.8 x 62.8 cm (34 15/16 x 24 3/4 in.)
frame: 104.1 × 66.7 × 2.5 cm (41 × 26 1/4 × 1 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: within plate, lower right, graphite: 1ere épreuve nature et unique; margin, lower right, graphite: à l'Ami Baugnies / bon souvenir / 31 Déc / 1888
  • inscription: etched in print, lower left: à Rodin / Besnard / 1887
  • watermark: upper center: illegible [type of shied or heraldic design crowned by fleur-de-lis]
  • inscription: verso, lower edge, graphite: Beaugnies / 1ere tel que d' [illegible] cedre / naturel au 3 cent [?] / 89 x 63 [possibly matting instructions]
Provenance
Daniel Bell, Cambridge, MA, gift of his estate; to Harvard Art Museums, 2012.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
i/iii
Standard Reference Number
Coppier 57; Delteil 67
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift from the Collection of Professor and Mrs. Daniel Bell in honor of Marjorie B. Cohn
Accession Year
2012
Object Number
2012.74
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

Altered States: Etching in the Late 19th Century Paris, Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Providence, 06/30/2017 - 12/03/2017

States of Play: Prints from Rembrandt to Delsarte, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/04/2021 - 01/02/2022

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