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"A Spirited Epiphonema -- raised a third and sometimes a full fifth above the key of the discourse": Tristram Shandy

Artist:
John Archibald Austen (British, Kent 1886–1948 Kent)
Author:
Laurence Sterne (British, 1713–1768)
Date:
ca. 1927
Medium:
Pen and black ink and wash over graphite
Dimensions:
sheet: 10 1/2 x 6 3/8 in. (26.7 x 16.2 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1967
Accession Number:
67.800.4
Not on view
Signature: Signed in lower right of image: "John Austen"

Inscription: Inscribed in graphite on attached sheet from an old mat: "Tristam Shandy: A Spirited Epiphonema -- raised a third and sometimes a full fifth above the key of discourse"
Vendor: Bertram Rota (London)
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