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An Essay on Woman: Life and Death Contrasted, study for the mezzotint published by Bowles and Carver in 1796
An Essay on Woman: 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: 334 x 252 mm (13 1/8 x 9 15/16 in.)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Provenance: Carrington Bowles family; Dennis Rose, Sotheby’s London 1978; Andrew Edmunds, London (information supplied by the dealer, Andrew Edmunds)

See the companion drawing 1996.50.1

Accession Number:
1996.50.2
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 female figure, one half an elegant court lady, one half a skeleton holding an arrow, skull, bone, novel, cards on the ground, monument behind holding inscriptions from Shakespeare, Otway, Gay, and Lansdown