Head Piece for "Le Sourire" (Titre pour "Le Sourire")
Woodcut on China paper
carved 1899; printed 1921
Sheet: 10 7/16 x 16 1/4 in. (26.5 x 41.3 cm)
Image: 4 x 7 3/16 in. (10.2 x 18.3 cm) (show scale)
Verso lower right center: "BROOKLYN MUSEUM/BROOKLYN, N.Y." (Lugt 307b)
Signed lower left in block (faint): "P Gauguin"
Upper left above the image in graphite: "no 42"; upper left in block: "Le Sourire" (title); lower left below the image in graphite: "Paul Gauguin fait"; lower right below the image in graphite: "Pola Gauguin imp"
Verso lower right center in graphite: "25.151.20"; verso bottom right in graphite: "25.151"
Museum Collection Fund
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Paul Gauguin (French, 1848-1903). Head Piece for "Le Sourire" (Titre pour "Le Sourire"), carved 1899; printed 1921. Woodcut on China paper, Sheet: 10 7/16 x 16 1/4 in. (26.5 x 41.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Collection Fund, 25.151 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 25.151_bw.jpg)
overall, 25.151_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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