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Saint Nicolas
  • Alfred Jarry, editor
    born: Laval, France ; died: Paris, France
    Remy de Gourmont, editor
    born: Bazoches-en-Houlme, France ; died: Paris, France
  • Saint Nicolas, 1895
  • L'Ymagier IV, July 1895
  • Where object was made: France
  • hand coloring, lithograph, letterpress
  • Paper Type: newsprint quality wove
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 355 x 310 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 x 12 3/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • Museum purchase: R. Charles and Mary Margaret Clevenger Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1994.0032.02
Label Text

Color image surrounded by text with the title of the image centered above it. Standing figure (Saint Nicolas) has crozier in his left hand and his right hand is raised, blessing three infants. An archway behind the three children opens onto a body of water where a shi with sail is visible. Nicolas is wearing a red cape line with blue and has a halo surrounding his mitre.