Artist Félix Joseph Auguste Bracquemond, French, 1833-1914
Printer Pierron, French
  • Les taupes
Date 1854
Medium etching printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 10 3/4 × 7 7/8 inches (27.3 × 20 cm)
Sheet: 16 1/2 × 12 5/8 inches (41.9 × 32.1 cm)
Credit Line City of Detroit Purchase
Accession Number 21.51
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in plate, upper right edge of image: Bracquemond | inv & fec
Marks Watermark: COMP
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower left of image, above verse: 1854
Inscribed, verse in plate as part of the image, lower left: Aux ramilles du peuplier | Danse la taupe suspendue; | Et vers la ferme le Taupier | Va reclamer la somme due.;
Inscribed, lower right: Imp. Pierron rue de Montfaucon No. 1. In pencil, lower left corner of sheet: 716
Inscribed, lower right corner: B134 3rd
Inscribed, in lower right corner: [erasures]
Inscribed, in pencil, verso: X/1784/Z
Inscribed, in pencil, verso: C8739/C3688 (crossed-out) | r-
Inscribed, in pencil, verso: Les Taupes
1921-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)