Apr 27, 2006

The Wandering Jew: Title Page (Page 3)

The Wandering Jew: Title Page (Page 3)


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Henri Rivière

(French, 1864-1951)

Color lithograph

Support: Wove paper

Overall: 24.5 x 32.2 x 1 cm (9 5/8 x 12 11/16 x 3/8 in.)

Gift of Elizabeth Carroll Shearer in memory of Robert Lundie Shearer 2000.165.b

Catalogue raisonné: Fields p. 75



In Paris, Rivière built a shadow theater in the Chat Noir cabaret, a focus for Parisian avant-garde art and entertainment in the 1890s. Silhouettes made of zinc were moved across a screen placed in front of a light source. The plays that Rivière produced for the shadow theater were reproduced as songbook illustrations conceived as layers of silhouettes.

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