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Une Histoire Ennuyeuse (A Wearisome Tale)
  • James Jacques Joseph Tissot
    born: Nantes, France ; died: Château de Buillon, France
  • Une Histoire Ennuyeuse (A Wearisome Tale), 1878
  • Where object was made: France
  • etching, drypoint
  • Paper Type: laid
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 314 x 205 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 380 x 268 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 12 3/8 x 8 1/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 15/16 x 10 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Museum purchase: The Howard E. Crawford Collection
  • Not on display
  • 1972.0120

Woman in bonnet behind a table with maps on it. Man at right is pointing to someplace on the map. Scene is in front of a bay window.