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Orpheus Instructing a Savage People in Theology, first plate in the book, A Series of Etchings … from … Paintings, in the Great Room of the Society of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce, Adelphi (London: printed by W. Bulmer … sold by Colnaghi, 1808)
Orpheus Instructing a Savage People in Theology, first plate in the book, A Series of Etchings … from … Paintings, in the Great Room of the Society of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce, Adelphi (London: printed by W. Bulmer … sold by Colnaghi, 1808)
Artist:
Date:
1791
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Etching And Engraving
Dimensions:
42.1 x 50.5 cm (image)
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Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.38937.1
Acquisition Date:
1963-01-01
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

Orpheus poised on a rude stone bench in a wreath of laurel sings a song of civilization to a primitive tribe which has gathered around to listen.