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Standing Figure in a Chinese Gown

A work made of lithographic crayon on fine-grained transfer paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of lithographic crayon on fine-grained transfer paper.

Date:

1890–94

Artist:

Theodore Roussel
French, worked in England, 1847-1926

About this artwork

In contrast to lithographs made directly on lithographic stones, images for transfer are drawn in lithographic crayon on paper that is specifically coated to allow the drawings to be transferred to stones for professional printing. Around 1890 James McNeill Whistler encouraged Roussel to take up the technique, and the younger artist created a small number of transfer lithographs with the assistance of Whistler’s printers, Thomas and Thomas Robert Way. The Ways also provided the specially prepared paper.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Theodore Roussel

Title

Standing Figure in a Chinese Gown

Place

England (Artist's nationality)

Date

1890–1894

Medium

Lithographic crayon on fine-grained transfer paper

Dimensions

Image: 29 × 18.9 cm (11 7/16 × 7 1/2 in.); Sheet: 32.2 × 24.4 cm (12 11/16 × 9 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Meg and Mark Hausberg

Reference Number

2011.617

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