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The Evening Lamp

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The Evening Lamp

late 19th century - early 20th century
19th/20th century
159 x 119 mm (6.3 x 4.7 in.)

Julian Alden Weir, American, (1852–1919)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching and drypoint on wove paper
State: Third of five states
Print impression quality: Burr worn; contrasts lost, for example in woman’s face against light
Marks: Signed in pencil, lower left: “J Alden Weir”; inscribed in plate, lower left: “JAW”
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: Howard Mansfield
Bibliography: Zimmerman 14, iii/v.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1947
Accession Number: 1947.D1.247

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  • evening
  • genre - Use for pictorial representations, which may be in various media, that represent scenes or events from everyday life; usually used with another term such as "paintings" or "prints." [April 1991 descriptor moved.]
  • lamps (lighting devices) - Lighting devices having a vessel to contain the source of illumination, such as grease or oil; also those that have a separate energy source to which they are connected, such as gas or electricity.
  • times of day

  • plate Dimensions: 159 x 119 mm (6.3 x 4.7 in.)

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