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A Game of Telephone

Marchand Endormie

Marchande Endormie [Market Woman, Asleep]
John W. Winkler
188 x 113 mm
Gift of Carol Johnson and John Aronovici
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A private moment captured by master etcher Winkler, who stood in a Paris street sketching straight onto the printing plate with a needle.

In a quirky game of cataloging “telephone,” our copy of this print was labeled as “Marchande Endorme,” a simple typographical error. The record went into our database, however, as “Marchande Enorme,” which seems an unwarranted editorial comment. The record has now been corrected.

--Christen Runge, Assistant Curator, University Art Collection