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The Supper after the Masked Ball

A work made of woodcut with painted and stenciled additions on tan wove paper, laid down on fabric, and stretched on a wooden stretcher.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of woodcut with painted and stenciled additions on tan wove paper, laid down on fabric, and stretched on a wooden stretcher.

Date:

c. 1855

Artist:

Thomas Couture (French, 1815-1879)
printed and manufactured by Jules Desfossé (French, 1816-1889)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Thomas Couture

Title

The Supper after the Masked Ball

Place

France (Artist's nationality:)

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1850–1860

Medium

Woodcut with painted and stenciled additions on tan wove paper, laid down on fabric, and stretched on a wooden stretcher

Dimensions

Image: 176 × 245 cm (69 5/16 × 96 1/2 in.); Sheet, sight: 176.8 × 235.9 cm (69 5/8 × 92 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Zita Cogan, Mr. and Mrs. Richard J. Franke, Marjorie Glaser, Inez Heginbotham, Frank Hubachek, Prints and Drawings, Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Prussian, and John Winterbotham Memorial Funds; Helen Davis Bailey, Robert M. Chase, Stanley Field, Everett D. Graff, The Hannan Fund, Henry Huxley, William McCallin McKee Memorial, Prints and Drawings, Joseph T. Ryerson, Elizabeth Gott Templeton, and John H. Wrenn Memorial Endowments; through prior acquisitions of Paula Gerard, Katherine Kuh, and Ellen N. LaMotte

Reference Number

1999.4

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