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The Whale's Back

A work made of etching in black on ivory laid paper.

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  • A work made of etching in black on ivory laid paper.

Date:

1925

Artist:

Kerr Eby
American, born Japan, 1889-1946

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Kerr Eby

Title

The Whale's Back

Place

United States (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1925

Medium

Etching in black on ivory laid paper

Dimensions

Image/plate: 16.5 × 30.3 cm (6 1/2 × 11 15/16 in.); Sheet: 25.5 × 35.6 cm (10 1/16 × 14 1/16 in.)

Credit Line

Estate of Robert Forsyth

Reference Number

1927.1718

Extended information about this artwork

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