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Sur le canapé d'argent pâle (On the Pale Silver Sofa), from "Amour"


Maurice Denis



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Sur le canapé d'argent pâle (On the Pale Silver Sofa), from 'Amour', Maurice Denis
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Medium: Prints | Color lithograph; trial proof with crayon additions and pencil notations
Size: 16 x 11 5/16 in. (40.64 x 28.73 cm) (image)20 7/8 x 16 1/16 in. (53.02 x 40.8 cm) (sheet)
Creation Place: Europe, France
Culture: Europe, France
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Signature, Title, Date, Inscription and Stampin margins, in graphite and orange pencil: artist's color notes below image, lower left, printed in blue: [sur le canapé d'argent pale]; below center of image, in pencil: [Maurice Denis]; LRC in the print, in red: [M / A / V / D / 98] on back, LRC, stamped in black: [H.M.P. (inside an oval)] [Henri M. Petiet, Paris]
Physical Description: woman wearing a checkered blouse and red apron with green designs seated on a blue sofa with red, green and blue pattern; man leaning on back of sofa holds open book; muted colors
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 2008.9.2.10
Artist: Maurice Denis, French, 1870 - 1943
Role: Artist
Nationality: French
Life Dates: French, 1870 - 1943
Added to Site: March 1, 2009