Flemish Farm, 1888

  • James Ensor, Belgian, 1860-1949

Etching in black on laid japan paper

  • Framed: Plate: 3 1/8 × 4 5/8 inches (7.9 × 11.7 cm) Sheet: 8 1/4 × 10 1/2 inches (21 × 26.7 cm)

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John M. Booth

F81.463

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Etching (printing process)
  • Japanese paper
  • Ink
  • Laid paper
  • Buildings
  • Pasture
  • Etching
  • Landscape
  • Ostende
  • Animals

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed, in plate, lower left: Ensor

Marked, lower left corner: [erasures]

Inscribed, in pencil, center bottom edge of sheet: 113-389 AN

Provenance

Ferdinand Roten (Baltimore, Maryland, USA); Arwin Galleries. Mr. and Mrs. John M. Booth; 1982-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Delteil, L. Le Peintre Graveur Illustre, XIX. Paris, 1925, no. 42. Croquez, A. L'Oeuvre Grave de James Ensor. Geneva, 1947, no. 42. Taevernier, A. James Ensor. 1973, no. 42.

Rights Status

James Ensor, Flemish Farm, 1888, etching in black on laid Japan paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John M. Booth, F81.463.