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Print - St. Francis preaching to the birds.
  • St. Francis preaching to the birds.
    Allen, Lewis, born 1873 - died 1957
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St. Francis preaching to the birds.

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    USA (probably, made)
    Paris (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    1873-1957 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Allen, Lewis, born 1873 - died 1957 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour woodcut, paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Director of the Woodcut Society, Kansas City.

  • Museum number:

    E.53-1934

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case EW, shelf 4, box A

Physical description

Portrait format colour woodcut depicting St. Francis preaching to the birds. The woodcut is signed with the artists monogram, and lettered in pencil 'Allen Lewis.'

Place of Origin

USA (probably, made)
Paris (possibly, made)

Date

1873-1957 (made)

Artist/maker

Allen, Lewis, born 1873 - died 1957 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Colour woodcut, paper

Marks and inscriptions

AL
monogram

Allen Lewis
signed

Dimensions

Height: 9.75 in, Width: 7 in

Descriptive line

'St. Francis preaching to the birds.', colour woodcut by Allen Lewis, USA, 1873-1957.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings Accessions 1934 London: Published under the Authority of the Board of Education, 1935

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Woodcut

Subjects depicted

Birds

Categories

Prints; Religion

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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