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La Chrysalide
  • Félicien Joseph Victor Rops
    1833–1898
    born: Namur, Belgium ; died: Essonnes, France
  • La Chrysalide, 1876
  • Where object was made: Belgium
  • etching, drypoint, pen, ink
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 233 x 115 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 337 x 230 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 1/8 x 4 1/2 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 13 1/4 x 9 1/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Museum purchase: Elmer F. Pierson Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1991.0004
Description
Literature
Exhibitions

The letters "La Chrysalide" amidst butterflies, caterpillars, etc. at top of sheet. On right side, a catrpillar holds a newspaper saying "La Chrysalide Artistique."

In pen on image: "Les Membres du Cercle d'u Chrisalide, vous prient de vouloir bien honorer de votre presence l'Exposition qu'ils ont organisee dans leur l'ocal Rue..."