The Earthquake (Le tremblement de terre )
Opaque watercolor over graphite on gray wove paper
image: 9 1/2 x 14 15/16 in. (24.1 x 37.9 cm)
sheet: 9 1/2 x 14 15/16 in. (24.1 x 37.9 cm)
frame: 16 7/8 × 22 7/8 × 1 1/2 in. (42.9 × 58.1 × 3.8 cm) (show scale)
Signed bottom right: "J.J. Tissot"
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James Tissot (French, 1836-1902). The Earthquake (Le tremblement de terre ), 1886-1894. Opaque watercolor over graphite on gray wove paper, image: 9 1/2 x 14 15/16 in. (24.1 x 37.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Purchased by public subscription, 00.159.307 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 00.159.307_PS2.jpg)
overall, 00.159.307_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2008
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