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The Nap

Ref Num.:G0048


Date: 1916

Typology: Print and lithograph

Technique: Etching and aquatint

Dimensions: 36x29cm (platemark)

Signed: _


MNAC, Barcelona, no. 5.050


The plate appears to be unfinished. The execution of the tree is particularly curious as the lines of the etching have bled. Etching produced in three stages and the aquatint in four. We are adding a print from Palau Antiguitats gallery signed in pencil and dated 1916 (December 2022).




Les Arts i els Artistes. 10th exhibition, 1st – 14th May 1916. Exhibition of Etchings by Xavier Nogués, Ateneo de Madrid, 16th – 30th April 1917. Exhibition of Etchings by Xavier Nogués, Galeries Laietanes, May 1917. Exhibition of 12 Engravings by Xavier Nogués, Llibreria Catalonia, 20th November – 5th December 1924. Xavier Nogués, Barcelona 1873-1941, Palau de la Virreina, March– April 1967. Free Xavier Nogués, Palau Antiguitats, 26th April – 29th July 2022.


Jaume Pla, Els gravats de Xavier Nogués, Fundació Xavier Nogués, Barcelona, 1960, cat. no. 20, plate 37