Le Poete Guerrier (The Poet Warrior)

Felicien Joseph Victor Rops, Belgian, 1833 - 1898

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1857

Lithograph on wove paper

Sheet: 16 3/4 × 12 5/8 in. (42.5 × 32.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Dr. Franz H. Hirschland, Class of 1935P and 1939P

PR.949.70

Geography

Place Made: Belgium, Europe

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Research Area

Print

Not on view

Inscriptions

Signed, on stone, lower right: Felicien Rops; printed, upper center: POESIE; lower left: Imp Ph Ham, rue des Pierres, 76; lower center: LE POETE GUERRIER./de la reine des fleurs, que la beaute se pare,/Il est des hommes qui sans pudeur, s'en empare./Tandis que moi, bien loin que je m'en accapare,/Aupres de la beaute, je lui z'y en fait part.; collection mark, lower right: YB

Provenance

Dr. Franz H. Hirschland (1880-1973), New York, New York; given to present collection, 1949.

Catalogue Raisonne

E. Rourier, Felicien Rops, Brussels, 1987, vol. 1, no. 194.

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