Andromeda, 1881

  • Herbert Bourne, English, 1820-1950
  • Gustave Doré, French, 1832-1883

Engraving and etching in ink on chine colle

  • Image: 17 × 12 inches (43.2 × 30.5 cm) Plate: 21 7/8 × 15 7/8 inches (55.6 × 40.3 cm) Sheet: 34 5/8 × 23 1/2 inches (87.9 × 59.7 cm)

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Coleman Mopper

F79.268

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Female
  • Mythology
  • Chine collé
  • Engraving (printing process)
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Rock
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Ink
  • Chains
  • Ocean
  • Engraving (print)
  • Etching
  • Nude
  • Figure (representation)
  • Creature
  • England

Signed, in plate, lower right of image: G-Dore Signed, in pencil by Dore, bottom left center: GDore Signed, in pencil, bottom right edge of chine: H. Bourne

Inscribed, in plate above image, top center: London September 1st,, 1881 Published by Fairless & Beeforth, Dore Gallery, 35 New Bond Street, W, Copyright Registered Inscribed, center bottom edge of chine: Entered according to Act of Congress in the Year 1881 by Frank Hunter Potter in the Office of the Librarian of Congress, Washington, U.S.A. Inscribed, illegible notation in pencil, bottom right edge of sheet followed by 346.

Dr. and Mrs. Coleman Mopper (Huntington Woods, Michigan, USA)

1979-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Le Blanc, H. Catalogue de l'Oeuvre Complet de Gustave Dore. Paris, 1931, p. 525, no. 177.

Herbert Bourne; after Gustave Doré, Andromeda, 1881, engraving and etching in ink on chine colle. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Coleman Mopper, F79.268.