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Gertrude Barrison, tanzend (die kleine Platte)

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  • Title (object)

    • Gertrude Barrison, tanzend (die kleine Platte)
  • Description

    Gertrude Barrison, dancing (the little plate); in profile to left. 1907 Etching

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1907
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 264 millimetres
    • Width: 150 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Signed. Verso bears stamp of Rudolf Josef Weiss (Vienna).
  • Curator's comments

    For another impression, see 1924,0630.13.

  • Bibliography

    • Weixlgärtner 114 bibliographic details
  • Location

    German XIXc Mounted Roy

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  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

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Gertrude Barrison, dancing (the little plate); in profile to l. 1907


Gertrude Barrison, dancing (the little plate); in profile to l. 1907 Etching

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