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

The Puppet Master

Date:
1926
Medium:
Line engraving and etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 13/16 x 8 9/16 inches (27.5 x 21.8 cm), Plate: 6 11/16 x 6 5/16 inches (17 x 16.1 cm), and Image: 6 5/8 x 6 3/16 inches (16.8 x 15.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: "3rd Trial State- To Marin Hardineh(?) from... (signature)"; lower left: "Line Engraving"; lower right: " 'The Puppet Master' | with highest regards, yours sincerily, RSA (underlined) | 3rd State"

Lettered, lower center inside image: "RSA"

Signed and dated in graphite, lower center: "RobertAustin1926"

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:
B1994.4.658
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
artist | boots | bowls | boxes | buildings | cans | city | coat | craftsman | dolls | figure study | genre subject | grasses | hat | hill | man | marionettes | old | paintbrush | puppets | robe | scissors | strings | tower (building division)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:36299
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