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  • Procession de la Fête-Dieu à Nantes
    Lepère, Auguste-Louis, born 1849 - died 1918
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Procession de la Fête-Dieu à Nantes

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    1901 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lepère, Auguste-Louis, born 1849 - died 1918 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour woodcut

  • Credit Line:

    Presented by Miss E. P. McGhee.

  • Museum number:

    E.11-1909

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case EW, shelf 8

Physical description

Colour woodcut entitled 'Procession de la Fête-Dieu à Nantes', also known as the Corpus Christi Procession. Plumes of smoke rise from the crowd as a result of the numerous incense burners carried by the processing groups of clergymen. The doors of Nantes Cathedral can be seen in the background. Signed and dated.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

1901 (made)

Artist/maker

Lepère, Auguste-Louis, born 1849 - died 1918 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Colour woodcut

Dimensions

Height: 12.75 in, Width: 21.375 in

Descriptive line

Colour woodcut by Auguste Lepère entitled 'Procession de la Fête-Dieu à Nantes'. France, 1901.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design, Accessions 1909, London: Printed For His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1910

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Woodcut

Subjects depicted

Processions; Priests; Clergymen

Categories

Prints; Religion

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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