Jan 20, 2006

Au Luxembourg (At the Luxembourg Gardens)

Au Luxembourg (At the Luxembourg Gardens)


Jean-Émile Laboureur

(French, 1877–1943)


Support: Wove paper

Sheet: 29.9 x 22 cm (11 3/4 x 8 11/16 in.); Image: 20.2 x 113.1 cm (7 15/16 x 44 1/2 in.)

John L. Severance Fund 1998.34

Catalogue raisonné: Laboureur Vol.I.572



Threatened by the use of photomechanical methods to reproduce images in journals, printmakers formed various professional groups to demonstrate the artistic superiority of woodcut and wood engraving for the purpose of illustration. The Society of Wood Engravers (Société Corporative des Graveurs sur Bois) published a monthly art and literary review called L'Image (1896-97), in which Au Luxembourg appeared.

See also
PR - Woodcut
Type of artwork: 

Contact us

The information about this object, including provenance, may not be currently accurate. If you notice a mistake or have additional information about this object, please email collectionsdata@clevelandart.org.

To request more information about this object, study images, or bibliography, contact the Ingalls Library Reference Desk.

All images and data available through Open Access can be downloaded for free. For images not available through Open Access, a detail image, or any image with a color bar, request a digital file from Image Services.