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Portrait of a Smith
  • Auguste Michel Danse
    1829–1929
    born: Brussels, United Kingdom of the Netherlands (present-day Belgium) ; died: Uccle, Belgium
  • Portrait of a Smith, 1882
  • Album der Antwerpsche Etsers (Album of Antwerp Etchers)
  • Where object was made: Belgium
  • etching, drypoint
  • Paper Type: cream wove
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 318 x 238 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 554 x 386 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 12 1/2 x 9 3/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 21 3/4 x 15 3/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2000.0109
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Standing young male figure, full-length. Wearing a fur hat, clogs and a skirt over pants. He is holding two objects, and a sledge hammer lies by his left foot.