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Creator:
Robert John Gibbings, 1889–1958, British
Title:
On the Slip (Gutting Herrings)
Date:
1923
Medium:
Woodcut on medium, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 7/16 x 8 1/16 inches (26.5 x 20.5 cm) and Image: 6 13/16 x 4 15/16 inches (17.3 x 12.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left under image: "4.25"; lower left: " 'Gutting Herrings' 2 1/2 - 3 9(circled) card 2(circled) 11 x 13 1/2 $"

Lettered, lower left inside image: "R"; lower right inside image: "G"

Signed in graphite, lower right: "Robert J Gibbings"; not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Yale Art Gallery Collection, Bequest of Frank Altschul, Yale BA 1908, Yale PhD (HON.) 1967
Copyright Status:
© Estate of the Artist
Accession Number:
B1994.4.965
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
buildings | docks | fish | fishing | genre subject | gutting fish | hats | herrings | houses | labor | men | sitting | working
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:37744
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