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[Bernard Palissy, inventor of enamelled pottery]

[Bernard Palissy, inventor of enamelled pottery]
1 print on hōsho paper : woodcut, color ; 33 x 23 cm. (block), 37 x 24.5 cm. (sheet).
Japanese print shows Palissy, apparently in a frenzy, burning chairs to keep the furnace going as a woman breast feeding a baby and a boy run in fear.
  • Title devised by Library staff.
  • Annotation written in pencil on mount: Palissy, Bernard c.1570-1589 (Fr.).
  • Annotations, stamps, etc. on verso of print: 167; 47623a (white label); LC2585; typescript caption on mount: Bernard Palissy, inventor of enamelled pottery, burns chairs to keep furnace going.
  • Earlier control number: 236.3-5.
  • Gift; Mrs. E. Crane Chadbourne; 1930; (DLC/PP-1930:47623a).
  • Forms part of: Chadbourne collection of Japanese prints (Library of Congress).
  • Fine Prints: Japanese, pre-1915
  • Palissy, Bernard,--1510?-1590.
  • Inventors--1850-1900.
  • Pottery--1850-1900.
  • Woodcuts--Japanese--Color--1850-1900.
Chadbourne collection of Japanese prints (Library of Congress)
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