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An Essay on Man: Life and Death Contrasted, study for the mezzotint published by Bowles and Carver in 1796
An Essay on Man: Life and Death Contrasted, study for the mezzotint published by Bowles and Carver in 1796
Artist:
Date:
1792
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Watercolor And Pen And Brown Ink On Paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 336 x 256 mm (13 1/4 x 10 1/16 in.)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1996.50.1
Acquisition Date:
1996-04-11
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, Vera Michels Bequest Fund and Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts Endowment Fund

Exhibition History:

CPLH, Recent Acquisitions, 14 June - 14 Sept 1997.

standing male figure, one half an elegant court gentleman, one half a skeleton holding a spade, tombstone behind holding inscriptions from Pope, Shakespeare and Addison, garden beyond