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  • Bretonnes en Prière
    Cheffer, Henry, born 1880 - died 1957
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Bretonnes en Prière

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1900-1925 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cheffer, Henry, born 1880 - died 1957 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    wood engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Campbell Dodgson

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case EW, shelf 142

Physical description

Postcard with an engraving by Henry Cheffer entitled 'Bretonnes en Prière' (Breton women at prayer).

Place of Origin

France (made)


ca. 1900-1925 (made)


Cheffer, Henry, born 1880 - died 1957 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

wood engraving

Marks and inscriptions

CH (monogram)


Height: 4.75 in, Width: 3.0625 in

Descriptive line

'Bretonnes en Prière', postcard issued by the Société de la Gravure sur Bois Originale, wood engraving, Henry Cheffer, France, early 20th century

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1925, London: Board of Education, 1926.


Paper (fiber product)


Wood engraving

Subjects depicted

Women; Prayer




Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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