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Mersea: Sunset

20th century
215 x 366 mm (8.5 x 14.4 in.)

James McBey, British (Scottish), (1883–1959)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching on wove paper
State: Eighth state
Print impression quality: Excellent
Edition: 76 impressions of eighth state (published state), lettered A–F for Artist’s Proofs and numbered I–L for British edition, A1–A20 for American edition; 11 impressions altogether of states i–vii
Marks: Signed in ink, lower right: “James McBey”; signed in plate, lower left: “McBey West Mersea 7 April 1924”; numbered in ink, lower left: “A1”
Bibliography: Carter supplement to Hardie 222.
Credit Line: Bequest of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1953
Accession Number: 1953.D1.79

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  • England - TGN 7002445
  • landscapes (representations) - Use for creative works that depict outdoor scenes where the picture is dominated by the configuration, visual and aesthetic, of the land, bodies of water, and natural elements. When the ocean or other large body of water dominates the picture, use "seascapes." For images that are more documentary than creative, prefer "views" or "topographical views." For actual areas of land having certain notable characteristics, use "landscapes (environments)." [January 1993 scope note added; related term added. April 1991 descriptor moved; lead-in term added; descriptor changed, was "landscapes"; alternate term changed, was 'landscape'.]
  • sky
  • sun - From TGM:
  • sunset
  • times of day

  • plate Dimensions: 215 x 366 mm (8.5 x 14.4 in.)

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