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

The Letter

Date:
1938
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 20.4 cm), Plate: 5 3/8 x 4 1/16 inches (13.6 x 10.3 cm), and Image: 4 5/16 x 3 5/8 inches (10.9 x 9.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "The Letter (underlined)"; lower center: "Robert S. Austin."; lower right: "Rx (AM 1246) 36-"

Lettered, lower center: "R S A"

Signed and dated in graphite, lower center: "RobertAustin 1938-"

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:
B1994.4.653
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
apron (main garment) | blouse | boards | books | candle | candlestick | chair | flowers (plants) | genre subject | jacket | letter | pattern | planks | reading | rug | shoes | sitting | skirt (garment) | stairs | steps | table | vase | woman
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:36277
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