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Elle était plus belle que les réves, from "Amour"


Maurice Denis



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Elle était plus belle que les réves, from 'Amour', Maurice Denis
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Medium: Prints | Color lithograph
Size: 15 15/16 x 11 9/16 in. (40.48 x 29.37 cm) (image)20 15/16 x 16 1/16 in. (53.18 x 40.8 cm) (sheet)
Creation Place: Europe, France
Culture: Europe, France
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Signature, Title, Inscription and Stampat bottom margin, right of center, printed in green, yellow and tan: artist's color notes below image, lower left, printed in green: [Elle etait plus belle que les rêves...]; below image, lower right, in pencil: [Maurice Denis] on back, LRC, stamped in black: [H.M.P. (inside an oval)] [Henri M. Petiet, Paris]
Physical Description: head and upper torso of a woman at right with yellow, tan and green tones in her hair; small flower bouquet in LLC; green and yellow ground with leafy or floral textures; muted colors
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 2008.9.2.7
Artist: Maurice Denis, French, 1870 - 1943
Role: Artist
Nationality: French
Life Dates: French, 1870 - 1943
Added to Site: March 1, 2009