Portrait of Guillaume Apollinaire
Materials & Technique:
prints, intaglio etching, drypoint, aquatint printed in black ink Support: cream, laid, Arches paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: centre right, 'ARCHES'
Primary Insc: etched signature and date, lower right corner within composition, 'MARCOUSSIS/ 1912- 1920' [with the 9 printed backwards] '
Secondary Insc: numbered lower left corner, in pencil '26/30'
etched title, lower centre, 'GUILLAUME APOLLINAIRE'
Tertiary Insc: verso: inscribed upper left corner, in pencil 'Marcoussis/ 5 )'
verso: inscribed upper right corner, in pencil 'Appolin...'
comp 49.6 h x 27.9 w cm sheet 61.9 h x 44.2 w cm
: Purchased 1978 Accession No
: NGA 78.614 Subject
: Art style: Cubism