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Maker(s):Chifflart, François-Nicolas
Culture:French (1825-1901)
Title:Cover for Eaux-Fortes Nouvelles
Date Made:1879
Type:Print
Materials:etching on paper
Measurements:sheet: 16 1/4 in x 11 1/2 in ; 41.3 cm x 29.2 cm; plate: 12 5/8 in x 9 7/16 in ; 32.1 cm x 24.0 cm; image: 12 5/16 in x 9 1/8 in ; 31.3 cm x 23.2 cm
Accession Number:  AC 1982.83
Credit Line:Purchased
1982-83.jpg

Description:
Cover for a series of etchings entitled '1879 Eau Fortes Nouvelles': a winged femal figure hovers in the air, drawing back a curtain, at right; she reveals a studio where figures work at a printing press and etch. 1879
Etching

Tags:
allegory; angels; figures; women; printing; printing presses

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