Neal Prince Trust

VILLON, Jacques (1875-1963), French
Lithograph, "Les Cartes"
(13-5/8" x 17-5/8")

(Deaccessioned from the Trust
on April 28th, 2011)

Inventory No:NAPT.1999.000019.(image not modified)
Jacques Villon (1875-1963), French, Acquatint and Lithograph, "Les Cartes", ca.1903, no.5/25

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Jacques Villon (1875-1963), French, Acquatint and Lithograph, "Les Cartes", ca.1903, no.5/25

Artist:          Jacques Villon (1875-1963) French

Title:            "Les Cartes ou Reussite" (E.76)

Date:            1903

Medium:      Lithograph

Materials:     Colour Etching and Acquaint on wove paper with original color added by the artist.

Markings:     Signed, on the print and in the margin, the item is numbered “5/25”

(Note: The National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C. has 4/25 Lithograph)

Dimensions: 13-5/8" x 17-5/8" (Plat)

Dimensions: 19-3/8" x 25.0" (Sheet)

Framed:        Yes, item has remained in the original frame when acquired by Mr. Prince and Mr. Hemphill, Jr. from Sam Ripner .

Inventory No: NAPT.1999.000019

Provenance: Neal Prince Trust u/a/d 10.18.1999

                 (Deaccessioned from the Trust, as of 04/28/2011)

Mr. Neal Prince

Mr. Neal Prince and Mr. Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. ,

Sam Ripner Gallery, New York, New York

Provenance: Source documentation for the Fine Arts Appraisal for Herbert W. Hemphill, Jr., May 12, 1964, Page 9/13

Footnote:                  Provenance is fully noted within Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. (a/k/a Bert) insurance policy executed by Neal Prince in 1964 and is filed with the Smithsonian Institute American Archives in Box 6, in Folders 13-18.

Footnote :                 Mr. Sam Ripner purchased this item in Paris. Mr. Ripner was a Dealer in Drawings and Prints with in his Gallery. The Gallery was located at 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York, 10028 United States.


Footnote :                 This item was also published by the Smithsonian Institution Press and the National Museum of American Art, titled "Made with Passion - The Hemphill Folk Art Collection in the National Museum of American Art" copyrighted 1990, page 64 which shows Mr. Prince and Mr. Hemphill's apartment with the item on the wall.


Jacques Villon (1875-1963) French

Msr. Villon was born in Gaston Duchamp, France on July 31, 1875 in Normandy, France. Under his grandfather’s direction, Emile Frederic Nicolle that Jacques Villon learned engraving and in the summer of 1894 he studied at L'Ecole des Beaux-Arts. Jacques Villon became quite famous and well received throughout United States and Europe and from the 1940's he was exclusively represented by the Galerie Louis Carre. Villion received honors at various international exhibitions, including first prize at the Carnegie Institute in Pittsburgh in 1950. In 1953 he was exhibited in 1953 at the Museum of Modern Art, New York; he was exhibited in Paris in 1959. Jacques Villon died in Puteaux, France on June 9th, 1963.


View of Mr. Prince's Bedroom and Livingroom
Duplicated photograph from 1959 memiors of Mr. Neal Prince, New York

Please seek out the Publication, “Made with Passion – the Hemphill Folk Art Collection, in the National museum of American Art” by Lynda Roscoe Hartigan, and Published for the National Museum of American Art, by the Smithsonian Institution Press. Washington, London, 1990 Smithsonian Institution.

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Made with Passion - The Hemphill Folk Art Collection, c.1990


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