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Creator:
Print made by Robert Sargent Austin, 1895–1973, British
Title:

Before Mass

Additional Title(s):

Woman Bathing Feet

Date:
1926
Medium:
Line engraving and etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 15/16 x 8 1/16 inches (25.2 x 20.5 cm), Plate: 4 15/16 x 4 9/16 inches (12.6 x 11.6 cm), and Image: 4 13/16 x 4 5/16 inches (12.3 x 11 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: "(one of 3 proffs thus) CD6H6 Before Mass (underlined) | (very early state,before long dark perpendicular | shading in background above woman | etc etc)"; on back, lower left: "2 (circled)"

Lettered, lower center: "R S A"

Signed and dated in graphite, lower center: "Robert Austin 1926"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, The G. Allen Smith Collection, transfer from the Yale University Art Gallery
Copyright Status:
© Estate of the Artist
Accession Number:
B1994.4.636
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bathing | beads | bench | bookmarks | books | bottle | bowl | camisole | candle | candlestick | church | cleaning | cloth | crucifix | cup | cupboard | curtain | genre subject | mass | necklace | pitcher | rug | scissors | slippers | straw | towel | washing | window | woman
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:36139
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