Artist Paul Albert Besnard, French, 1849-1934
  • L'operation du redressement du dos a Berck
  • The Operation (alternate title)
Date 1897
Medium etching on zinc printed in black ink on simili japan paper
Dimensions Plate: 4 1/2 × 6 3/4 inches (11.4 × 17.1 cm)
Sheet: 10 7/8 × 12 1/4 inches (27.6 × 31.1 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Charles E. Feinberg
Accession Number 50.203
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in pencil, lower right: ABesnard
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pencil, lower left: Tiré à 50 [inscribed over erasures]
Inscribed, in pencil, on sheet, across bottom edge, center to right: (HH 975) C10H only state Une Operation a Berck 9378 S 17277
Charles E. Feinberg;
1950-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)