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Photo, Print, Drawing [ Faun playing an aulos]

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  • [ Faun playing an aulos]


  • Irvin, Rea -- 1881-1972 (artist)


  • -  Magazine cover


  • artwork


  • -  American (artist nationality)
  • -  illustrator and art editor of The New Yorker magazine (artist role)
  • -  Recto: top center: (title) THE / NEW YORKER ; u. l.: (printed date) March 14, 1925 ; u. r.: (printed price) Price 15 cents ;u. l.: (in pencil) Irwin [sic] ; verso: (advertisement for Hardman pianos) ; l. l.: (in pencil) C575/144 (inscription)
  • -  Color relief print. (medium)
  • -  Good condition. Diagonal creases at lower right and at upper right corner. Vertical crease at left near bird. Adhesive tape stains at upper and lower corners of left edge. Light brown stains at upper left beneath title. Unmatted, housed in mylar. (condition)
  • -  The New Yorker, 14 March 1925. (provenance)
  • -  Aulos (instrument)
  • -  20th century (century)
  • -  Greeting Cards and Magazine Covers (miller category)


  • 11 7/8 x 8 1/2 inches (30.1 x 21.7 cm.)


  • Music Division, Library of Congress

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Irvin, Rea. Faun Playing an Aulos. , . Photograph.

APA citation style:

Irvin, R. Faun Playing an Aulos. , . [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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Irvin, Rea. Faun Playing an Aulos. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.