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Ex-Libris pour L'Ensorcelée (Bookplate for The Bewitched)
  • Félix Hilaire Buhot
    1847–1898
    born: Valognes, Normandy, France ; died: Paris, France
  • Ex-Libris pour L'Ensorcelée (Bookplate for The Bewitched), 1877
  • Where object was made: France
  • etching, aquatint, roulette, drypoint
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 218 x 152 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 9/16 x 6 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift in memory of John Talleur
  • Not on display
  • 2002.0089
Description
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Monochromatic image of a plaque and architecture in a natural setting. The plaque is in the center of the image with three heads and drapery on the top. There are eight lines of text in black. Behind it is an archway with a column down the center and three sculptures, one on each side and one in the middle. Past the opening, on the right is the silhouette of an owl. There is a swan to the left of the plaque on the ground. There is foliage around the archway.