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- Object: The Painter-Etcher in his Studio
An etcher at work; a bearded man seen in profile from the back seated at a desk facing a window. 1889
Etching on cream laid paper
- Production date
Height: 150 millimetres (Plate mark measurement)
Height: 213 millimetres (Sheet measurement)
Width: 225 millimetres (Plate mark measurement)
Width: 284 millimetres (Sheet measurement)
- Curator's comments
- Elizabeth Harvey-Lee notes the passing resemblance of the sitter to Camille Pissarro.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- John Christian purchased the print from Elizabeth Harvey-Lee. He retained the invoice, dated 26.05.01 which provides the following information:
"William Homes May RE (Exhibiting 1880-1910)
Acquired by The British Museum in a card mount annotated: "William Holmes May RE (exh 1880-1910), The Seductive Art, No 72.
It is No 72 in Elizabeth Harvey Lee's catalogue, 'The Seductive Art The British Passion for Etching' 1850-1950, 2001.
- Prints and Drawings
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