La Fontaine's Fables (Dog and Personage)

Object Name
pen and ink on paper
Credit Line
Purchased with funds from an Anonymous Donor, with support from the Dedalus Foundation, 1998
Object Number
Not currently on display but Available for viewing on Wednesdays from 1-4:30 in the Prints and Drawings Study Centre


17.8 x 8.9 cm (7 x 3 1/2 in.)
Mat: 35.6 × 27.9 cm (14 × 11 in.)

Signature, Inscriptions, and Markings

Signed and dated on verso in brown ink: Motherwell / 1945
Inscribed on verso in brown ink: Motherwell / 1945; verso in graphite: 7785 A [circled]; Strainer in felt tip marker: A7785; Strainer in graphite: 3 1/2 x 7 / 13; Inside frame on masking tape in graphite: MOTHERWELL 7785-E-11-15
Gallery label on strainer: JUDSON ART WAREHOUSE /..FLOOR / ROOM / PIECE / 2WT / 7379 / 520; Gallery label on strainer: OLLENDORFF FINE ARTS/… Lot No. 5935 Piece No. 703; Backmat in felt tip marker: D45-13, Backmat in graphite: PH 40-8, Backmat in black ball point pen: 26B [circled]; Verso of window mat: 2 3/4 1 1/15 Mother- WS 7785 7[?]; Label on frame in graphite: 40-8 1945 [1945 underlined]; Label on frame in brown felt tip pen: INV D45-13AI
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