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

Artist

Maurice Denis

Date

1892-1899

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