Pietà (Pietà)

Jean Louis Forain (1852 - 1931)

drypoint in black on Japan paper, 43.2 cm x 42.6 cm
Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam (Vincent van Gogh Foundation)

What is it?
What can you see?
Context
printmaker

Object data

Object number
p1239V2000
Edition
described by Guérin 1980 as 'only state', inscribed on print as 3rd state
Dimensions
43.2 cm x 42.6 cm, 23.8 cm x 31.7 cm, 22.8 cm x 30.7 cm
Catalogue raisonné
Guérin 117, Faxon 126

Inscription/label

signature
forain
inscription
3me état by Forain, Jean Louis
inscription
27/23 JL 1er Pieta - G.117

Literature

  • Marcel Guérin, J.-L. Forain : aquafortiste : catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre gravé de l'artiste, 1980, no. 117
  • Alicia Craig Faxon, Jean-Louis Forain : a catalogue raisonné of the prints, 1982, no. 126