The Acid Thrower (Vitrioleuse)

Eugène Grasset (1841 - 1917)

photomechanical reproduction in black, stenciled with watercolour, on laid paper, 58.8 cm x 41.5 cm
Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam (Vincent van Gogh Foundation)

What is it?
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Context
designer
printmaker
printer
publisher
compiler album
writer preface

Object data

Object number
p1044V2000
Edition
30/100
Dimensions
58.8 cm x 41.5 cm, 34.8 cm x 27.6 cm
Catalogue raisonné
Stein & Karshan 30, Boyer & Cate 30

Inscription/label

signature and number
EGrasset No30
monogram
EG by Grasset, Eugène
monogram
VDH sc. by Verdoux, Ducourtioux & Huillard
blind embossing
ESTAMPE ORIGINALE by Charpentier, Alexandre-Louis-Marie, Lugt no. 819
number
- 0555 -
number
83/18

Literature

  • Victor Arwas, Berthon & Grasset, 1978, p. 64-73
  • Roger Marx, un critique aux côtés de Gallé, Monet, Rodin, Gauguin..., 2006, p. 274-277, 299
  • ed. by Paul Greenhalgh, Art Nouveau 1890-1914, 2000, p. 151
  • Gabriel P. Weisberg ...[et al.], Japonisme : Japanese influence on French art 1854-1910, 1975, p. 62, 97
  • with essays by Patricia Eckert Boyer, Phillip Dennis Cate, l'Estampe originale : artistic printmaking in France 1893-1895, 1991, p. 14-15, 33-34, 38
  • Anne Murray-Robertson ; preface Jean Adhémar ; introduction Philippe Junod, Grasset : pionnier de l'Art Nouveau, cop. 1981, p. 127, 207
  • [Phylis Floyd], Seeking the floating world : the Japanese spirit in turn-of-the-century french art, cop. 1989, no. 88
  • Phillip Dennis Cate, Gale B. Muray, Richard Thomson, Prints abound : Paris in the 1890s, from the collections of Virginia and Ira Jackson and the National Gallery of Art, 2000, p. 23-24, 103, 163
  • Fleur Roos Rosa de Carvalho, Marije Vellekoop, Prentkunst in Parijs : de rage van het fin de siècle, 2012, p. 38