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Antique Cornice in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem (Corniche antique encastrée dans la façade de l'église du Saint-Sépulcre à Jérusalem)

James Tissot

European Art

MEDIUM Ink on paper mounted on board
DATES 1886-1887 or 1889
DIMENSIONS Sheet: 3 7/16 x 8 7/16 in. (8.7 x 21.4 cm) Mount: 3 13/16 x 8 13/16 in. (9.7 x 22.4 cm)  (show scale)
INSCRIPTIONS Verso on mount: "Corniche antique encastrée dans la façade de l'Eglise du / Saint-Sépulchre a Jerusalem" predication page 198. (with strikethrough)
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Purchased by public subscription
RIGHTS STATEMENT No known copyright restrictions
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CAPTION James Tissot (French, 1836-1902). Antique Cornice in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem (Corniche antique encastrée dans la façade de l'église du Saint-Sépulcre à Jérusalem), 1886-1887 or 1889. Ink on paper mounted on board, Sheet: 3 7/16 x 8 7/16 in. (8.7 x 21.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Purchased by public subscription, 00.159.357.2
IMAGE overall, 00.159.357.2_IMLS_PS3.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION This is one of three drawings (00.159.357.1-.3) sketched on and later cut from one sheet of paper. The drawings were sketched in three registers and the placement of this drawing was the second (center) register.
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