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The Front of the White House by Night


Title: The Front of the White House by Night
Artist: Pennell, Joseph   
Date of Work: c. 1881 - 1884
Medium/Support: ink, wash, and gouache on paper mounted on board
Measurements: 13 15/16 x 19 1/8 in (35.4 x 48.6 cm); board: 16 x 20 in (40.6 x 50.8 cm)
Inscribed: Yes
Inscription Type: signed
Inscription Location: lower left
Inscription Text: JO PENNELL / OP.XXVIII
Inscription Type 2: titled
Inscription Location 2: lower right on board
Inscription Text 2: The Front of the White House / By Night
Acquisition Information: Gift of the White House Historical Association
Acquisition Number: 993.1724.1
Credit Line: The White House Historical Association (White House Collection)
Categories: White House Art Collection  
Type: built works (representations)   
Built Work represented: The White House   
Orientation: Landscape
Image ID: 311
Date (chronological sort): 1881