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Woman Standing, Holding a Jar on Her Head

18th century
171 x 90 mm (6.7 x 3.5 in.)

John Baptist Jackson (aka Jackson of Battersea), British (English), (ca. 1701–ca. 1780)
After Gianantonio Faldoni, Italian, (1690–1770)
After Parmigianino (aka Francesco Mazzola), Italian, (1503–1540)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Chiaroscuro wood engraving printed from two blocks in black and mustard yellow on laid paper
State: First of two states
Print impression quality: Very good
Marks: Signed in block, below image: “J.B. Jackson”
Bibliography: Kainen 3 i/ii.
Credit Line: Friends of the Davison Art Center funds, 1992
Accession Number: 1992.5.1

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  • chiaroscuro - The technique of contrasting light and dark within a picture, especially one in which the forms are largely determined, not by sharp outlines, but by the meeting of lighter and darker areas.

  • image Dimensions: 171 x 90 mm (6.7 x 3.5 in.)

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