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Finding A Pose
  • Jacob Lewis Webb, artist
    1856–1928
    active: United States
    Goupil and Co., printer
    D. Appleton & Company, publisher
    active 1831–1933
  • Finding A Pose, 1893
  • The Art of the World, Illustrated in the Paintings, Statuary, and Architecture of the World's Columbian Exposition
  • Where object was made: United States
  • photogravure
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 428.62 x 327.02 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 16 7/8 x 12 7/8 in
  • Transfer from Kenneth Spencer Research Library
  • Not on display
  • 1970.0050.01
Description
Exhibitions

Monochromatic image of two figures in an interior. There is a man seated in profile, facing right in the bottom left quadrant. He wears dark shoes, pants, a jacket, and an oval cap. He is seated on a stool with his legs crossed and his hands on his knees. To his left is a piano, a folding screen and an easel. There is a woman seated in the top right quadrant wearing white. She is in front of drapery. In front of her on the floor is a tiger skin rug. There is a frames painting at upper right. There is a lamp hanging down at top center.