Felicien ROPS, La fleur lascive Enlarge 1 /1

Felicien ROPS

Belgium 1833 – France 1898

  • France

La fleur lascive Description: preliminary drawing for an etching which served as frontispiece for "Les contes libres inedits".
Materials & Technique: drawings, pen and ink, white crayon Support: wove paper

Primary Insc: signed l.c. in pencil "F.R."; not dated.
Secondary Insc: inscribed u.c. in ink and white crayon "LA / FLEUR / LASCIVE"
Tertiary Insc: verso: inscribed c.r. in pencil "Keep old mount / incorporated (encircled)"; l.r. in pencil "M. 4549 B(b surrounding by circle) / (pound symbol) 2,400"; l.c. in pencil "F.Rops. dessin original la".
Dimensions: image 31.6 h x 21.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.2836