Artist James Joseph Tissot, French, 1836-1902
Title
  • An Uninteresting Story
Date 1878
Medium etching and drypoint printed in black ink on thin off-white laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 12 3/8 × 8 inches (31.4 × 20.3 cm)
Sheet: 16 × 10 3/4 inches (40.6 × 27.3 cm)
Framed: 27 × 22 inches (68.6 × 55.9 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Dr. and Mrs. John and Mary Bilello
Accession Number 2015.276
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed and dated, in plate, upper right: J.J. Tissot 1878
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pencil in different hands, lower left, verso: G22015
Inscribed, lower left center, verso: L'HISTOIRE ENNUYEUSE
Inscribed, lower right: 011877 [underscored]
2015-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)