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.
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