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

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

16.875 x 19.875 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.648.4