British (1804 - 1867) Primary
The Descent from the CrossEarly - mid-19th century
Plate printed oil colors
10 1/2 in. x 7 3/4 in. (26.67 cm x 19.69 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 1962.169
Geography: Europe, England
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Prints
Collection: Harrington-Bishop Collection
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- coloring - The process of adding color, or changing or altering the color of something, whether by penetrating, coating, or by electronic means. For the state of having color, use "colored (perceived attribute)."
- oil paint - A paint made by grinding pigments with a drying oil such as linseed oil. After 1940 alkyd binders were often added to oil paint to provide faster drying times.
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- Sheet Dimensions: 10 1/2 x 7 3/4 in. (26.67 x 19.685 cm)
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