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Relay of Dogs in the Desert

A work made of etching on ivory laid paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of etching on ivory laid paper.


c. 1866


Paul Adolphe Rajon (French, 1843-1888)
after Jean Léon Gérôme (French, 1824-1904)
published by Goupil et Cie

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Paul Adolphe Rajon


Relay of Dogs in the Desert


France (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1861–1871


Etching on ivory laid paper


Image: 16 × 23.6 cm (6 5/16 × 9 5/16 in.); Plate: 18.8 × 24.8 cm (7 7/16 × 9 13/16 in.); Sheet: 28.1 × 34.4 cm (11 1/8 × 13 9/16 in.)

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The Art Institute of Chicago

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