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A Decent Story

A work made of etching in dark brown, with handcoloring, on cream wove paper.
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  • A work made of etching in dark brown, with handcoloring, on cream wove paper.

Date:

published November 9, 1795

Artist:

James Gillray (English, 1756-1815)
published by Hannah Humphrey (English, c. 1745-1818)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

James Gillray

Title

A Decent Story

Place

England (Artist's nationality)

Date

Published 1795

Medium

Etching in dark brown, with handcoloring, on cream wove paper

Dimensions

Image: 22.7 × 29.5 cm (8 15/16 × 11 5/8 in.); Plate: 24.8 × 33.9 cm (9 13/16 × 13 3/8 in.); Sheet: 26.7 × 33.9 cm (10 9/16 × 13 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Thomas F. Furness in memory of William McCallin McKee

Reference Number

1928.1500

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