Shadow puppet of an Artist Holding a Palette

Year
ca. 1886-1897

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Production place
Media/materials
Zinc with fabric
Credit line
Museum purchase with the Victor and Peggy Barton Creighton Charitable Trust
Accession number
TL2006.2
Object type
Department
Location
Further information
This parody of a fin-de-siecle painter reveals the sophistication of shadow puppets. Mesh fabric (remnants of which are visible in the artist's clothing) created a variety of tones and not just black and white.

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