The Rear of the Column

Edwin Forbes American, 1839-1895
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The Rear of the Column

ca. 1876

Edwin Forbes

1839-1895

American

Unknown

Etching printed in brown ink on wove paper

Plate: 10 7/8 × 16 inches (27.6 × 40.6 cm) Sheet: 17 1/4 × 22 1/4 inches (43.8 × 56.5 cm)

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Gift of Mrs. Harry W. Longstaff

F74.61.18

Copyright not assessed, please contact rightsrepo@dia.org.

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Signed, in plate, lower left: E. Forbes Signed, in pencil, lower left: Mrs Edwin Forbes

Inscribed, in plate, lower left: Copy-righted 1876, by E. Forbes. Inscribed, lower right: The rear of the column

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Mrs. Harry W. Longstaff

1974-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

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Edwin Forbes, The Rear of the Column, ca. 1876, etching printed in brown ink on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. Harry W. Longstaff, F74.61.18.

The Rear of the Column
The Rear of the Column