Le Puy

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Joseph Pennell
1857-1926
Le Puy
[Sl : sn, 1894]
Bequest of Gordon N. Ray, 1987.
1986.2577
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[S.l. : s.n., 1894]
Provenance: 
From the library of Gordon N. Ray.
Inscription: 
Signed by the artist in pencil at foot of image below plate mark; inscribed at bottom of lower margin, "1st state 3rd impression 5 printed".
Notes: 

Image concomitant with plate mark.
Signed by the artist within the plate at lower right.
The first state.
Title and date from Wuerth; print also known by the title "The most picturesque place in the world".

Summary: 

View of Le Puy-en-Vélay, with the figure of the Virgin on the highest rock in the distance, the Saint Michel chapel at right, and a large dark rock crowned with a statue (Saint Joseph?) rising up from the center of a village in the foreground at left.

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