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Apollo and Daphne

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Apollo and Daphne

ca. 1844
19th century

Théodore Chassériau, French, (1819–1856)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Lithograph on chine collé
State: Before the title
Edition: Proof before the title; the print was published in “L’Artiste” 1844
Marks: Inscribed, lower center: “Imp. Lemercier & Cie, Paris”
Bibliography: Henri Beraldi 26, proof before letters.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1940
Accession Number: 1940.D1.55

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  • early lithography
  • lithography - Planographic printing process in which a design is deposited on the stone or plate with a greasy substance and the surface is chemically treated to accept ink only in the greasy areas. [August 1996 alternate term added. March 1995 related term added. January 1993 related terms added. October 1991 scope note changed; descriptor moved.]
  • mythology
  • nudes - Representations of unclothed human figures. [February 1998 related term added, "nudity"; alternate descriptor changed, was "nude". September 1990 descriptor added.]

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