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The museum is closed at 5pm, but the outside grounds will be filled with lots of outdoor Noel Night activities until 9pm. 

Scene 8, 1908

  • Gordon Craig, English, 1872-1966

Etching printed in brown on laid paper

  • plate: 6 1/2 x 4 1/8 in. 16.5 x 10.4 cm sheet: 11 1/2 x 9 1/4 in. 29.2 x 23.4 cm

Founders Society Purchase, Paul Mc Pharlin Memorial Fund

65.46

In plate, bottom left center: 1909 / EGC; also in plate, lower right corner: EGC; in pencil, lower right: 1908 / EGC

In pencil, bottom left margin: Uber marionette-my first- / a figure into which all the / weaknesses of the flesh / have not entered.; in ink, upper right corner of face mat: 15

Gordon Craig, Scene 8, 1908, Etching printed in brown on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Paul Mc Pharlin Memorial Fund, 65.46.