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Print, Head of a Boy (John)

This is a Print. It is dated 1897 and we acquired it in 1956. Its medium is etching in dark green ink on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Edward C. Moën.

Its dimensions are

Platemark: 25 × 20 cm (9 13/16 × 7 7/8 in.) Sheet: 33 × 25 cm (13 × 9 13/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in plate with initials, lower right: JWB / 1897; signed in graphite, lower right margin: John W Beatty

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: JOHN

Cite this object as

Print, Head of a Boy (John); USA; etching in dark green ink on paper; Platemark: 25 × 20 cm (9 13/16 × 7 7/8 in.) Sheet: 33 × 25 cm (13 × 9 13/16 in.); 1956-93-5

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