Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Environs de l’ancien Collège Rollin,

Etching and graphite on Ingres laid paper

Unique state, printed before plate was cut in three or four pieces

Dimensions (Plate): 270 x 217 mm (10.6 x 8.5 in.)

Signed in plate and marked off in pencil, upper left quadrant: “tohuB”; inscribed in ink, upper left: “Bon à tirer”; inscribed in pencil below: “pour mon compt Ch D”; inscribed in another (third) hand: “1er Etat Bon á tirer avec l’ecriture de Richard Lesclide”; inscribed in pencil on verso: “To Howard Mansfield Esq. ‘hommage sympathetique’—Max Williams, Nov. 6th 1889”

Watermark: No watermark

Accession number: 1944.D1.106

Gift of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892), 1944

Provenance / Collectors' marks: Mme. Buhot; Howard Mansfield (Lugt 1342)

Bibliography: Gustave Bourcard 38, 38b, 59, 60, and 63; Bourcard 38 is the entire plate, which was cut to produce the separate prints: “Les Anes de Saint-Medard” (Gustave Bourcard 38 bis), “L’Ane et la vieille” (Gustave Bourcard 59); “Un Jeune voyou” (Gustave Bourcard 60), and “Croquis d’enfants” (Gustave Bourcard 63).

Work Type: print

Related Works: See DAC drawing of The Donkey and the Old Woman.

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