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

Artist

Maurice Denis

Date

1892-1899

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