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Creator:
Francis Seymour Haden, 1818–1910, British
Title:

Ô Laborum

Former Title(s):

Hands Etching - O Laborum

Additional Title(s):

Ô Laborum, Dulce Lenimen

Les Mains qui Gravent

Part Of:

Collective Title: Études à l'eau-forte

Date:
1865-1866
Medium:
Etching and drypoint, with plate tone on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 22 7/8 x 15 13/16 inches (58.1 x 40.1 cm), Plate: 5 7/16 x 8 3/8 inches (13.8 x 21.3 cm), Image: 5 7/16 x 8 3/8 inches (13.8 x 21.3 cm), and Image: 16 7/16 x 9 11/16 inches (41.7 x 24.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left below image: "[?B in 2.]"; inscribed in graphite, lower left: "1st"; inscribed in graphite, lower left on back: "19317"

Watermarked, center on back (to be read the correct way around), written upside down: "RIVES"

Lettered upper center to lower center: "ÉTUDES | A | L'EAU-FORTE | PAR | FRANCIS SEYMOUR HADEN | [image] | NOTICE ET DESCRIPTIONS | PAR PHILIPPE BURTY | Collaborateur de la Press & de la Gazette des Beaux-Arts | [undulating horizontal red line dividing the lines of text] | PARIS. - MDCCCLXVI" (the lines of text alternate between black and red ink)

Signed in graphite, lower left below image: "Seymour Haden" (partially underlined); not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art; Yale University Art Gallery Collection, Stephen Clark, B.A. 1903, Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1994.4.509
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:39987
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