Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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L'Annonciation
  • Remy de Gourmont
    1858–1915
    born: Bazoches-en-Houlme, France ; died: Paris, France
  • L'Annonciation, 1895
  • L'Ymagier II, January 1895, page 118
  • Where object was made: France
  • pen lithograph
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 237 x 167 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 5/16 x 6 9/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 260 x 194 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 10 1/4 x 7 5/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 11 in
  • Gift from the Virginia and Ira Jackson Collection, Houston
  • Not on display
  • 2004.0080
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Black and white image of a bearded male figure (Jesus Christ) at BL. There is a black spot on the man's chest and burst of lines shoot out from the spot. A flower curves over the man's head. A female figure watches the man in background at CR. At TC there is a sunburst. Text at bottom.