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Object Timeline

1916

  • Work on this object ended.

1957

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2021

  • You found it!

Print, Proof: Lady in Black, ca. 1890–1915

This is a Print. It was after William Merritt Chase and engraved by Henry Wolf. It is dated ca. 1890–1915 and we acquired it in 1957. Its medium is wood engraving in black ink on rice paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Edith P. Blase. It is credited Gift of Edith P. Blase.

Its dimensions are

Platemark: 19.7 × 10 cm (7 3/4 × 3 15/16 in.) Sheet: 29.3 × 23 cm (11 9/16 × 9 1/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in graphite, lower right margin: Henry Wolf sculpst. / N.A.; signed in print, lower left: H. WOLF; signed in print, upper left: Wm M Chase

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower left margin: To my dear girl Edith / with best wishes

Cite this object as

Print, Proof: Lady in Black, ca. 1890–1915; After William Merritt Chase (American, 1849 – 1916); USA; wood engraving in black ink on rice paper; Platemark: 19.7 × 10 cm (7 3/4 × 3 15/16 in.) Sheet: 29.3 × 23 cm (11 9/16 × 9 1/16 in.); Gift of Edith P. Blase; 1957-169-22

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