Print

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1820-1840

GUSN

GUSN-19810

Description

Aquatint of Le Place de la Pucelle or the spot of the execution of Joan of Arc. In this street scene, men and women are gathered in a village square and appear to be socializing in small groups. Baskets and large jugs are scattered throughout the courtyard. A 2-story stone structure w/ slanted roof line and visible front doorway and windows w/ attached Gothic spires. Frame: 2 1/4 in. gilt.

Details

Descriptive Terms

prints (visual works)
etching (corroding)
etching (printing process)
paper (fiber product)
villages
Unidentified Paper
Etched
Village
PICTURE

Inscription

On the back on a white label is written: ""Le place de la pucelle/ The spot on which the execution/ took place of the celebrated/ Joan of Arc."" The same words are written in ink on the print's paper back below the label.

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

16.875 x 19.875 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.648.4