Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Le Puy,

Etching printed in brown ink on laid paper

First state

Print impression quality: Very good with even plate tone

Dimensions (Plate): 405 x 305 mm (15.9 x 12 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 430 x 310 mm (16.9 x 12.2 in.)

Signed in pencil, lower center: “J. Pennell Fectic imp.”; signed in plate in artist’s hand, lower margin: “State 5 1st state limited/ 2nd impression/ printed in oil colours”; inscribed in pencil, lower left margin: “Le Puy-en-Velay”

Watermark: Letters “AFS”

Accession number: 1937.D1.50

Gift of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892), 1937

The image depicts a place Pennell called “The most picturesque place in the world.”

Bibliography: Wuerth 208 i.

Work Type: print

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