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La vie devient précieuse, discrète, from "Amour"

Artist

Maurice Denis

Date

1892-1899

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
La vie devient précieuse, discrète, from 'Amour', Maurice Denis
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Medium: Prints | Color lithograph
Size: 10 13/16 x 16 in. (27.46 x 40.64 cm) (image)15 1/2 x 20 7/8 in. (39.37 x 53.02 cm) (sheet)
Creation Place: Europe, France
Culture: Europe, France
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Signature, Title, Inscription and Stamplower margin, printed in green: illegible; lower margin, in pencil: [bon (illegible) bleu] below image, lower left, printed in green: [la vie de vient précieuse, discrète]; below image, lower right, in pencil: [Maurice Denis]; bottom edge of image, LLQ, in the print, in green: artist's monogram on back, LRC, stamped in black: [H.M.P. (inside an oval)] [Henri M. Petiet, Paris]
Physical Description: figure in profile wearing a long head covering and a crown of leaves in a courtyard; lilies in front of figure; yellow, tan and green; muted colors
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 2008.9.2.11
Artist: Maurice Denis, French, 1870 - 1943
Role: Artist
Nationality: French
Life Dates: French, 1870 - 1943
Added to Site: March 1, 2009