Suicide (Le suicide)

Albert Besnard (1849 - 1934)

etching in black on laid paper, 44.5 cm x 31.8 cm
Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam

What is it?
What can you see?
Context
printmaker

Object data

Object number
p2611S2011
Edition
2nd state of 3
Dimensions
44.5 cm x 31.8 cm, 31.3 cm x 24.5 cm, 31.3 cm x 24.5 cm
Catalogue raisonné
Delteil 57, Coppier 50

Inscription/label

signature
ABesnard
inscription
1e etat , Hoewel er op de prent 1e staat is genoteerd, betreft het volgens Delteil [1926] 1969 de 2e staat
inscription
[...] 847/48 [...] Albert Besnard, Radierung, 1. zustand, sign. (sein Werk zeight eine Mischung der [...] b Impressionismus u spätere Jügendstil
inscription
k-1886-3 5039-02 86
inscription
2018 LXXXIII

Literature

  • André-Charles Coppier, Les eaux-fortes de Besnard, 1920, no. 50
  • par Louis Godefroy, Albert Besnard, 1969, no. 57
  • [Phylis Floyd], Seeking the floating world : the Japanese spirit in turn-of-the-century french art, cop. 1989, no. 112
  • Fleur Roos Rosa de Carvalho, Prints in Paris 1900 : van elitair tot populair, 2017, p. 117