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Figure of Plague
Figure of Plague
Artist:
Date:
19th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Graphite Under Pen And Brown Ink And Green And Brown Wash On Paper
Dimensions:
Image: 335 x 214 mm (13 3/16 x 8 7/16 in.)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1981.2.4
Acquisition Date:
1981-01-01
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, Anonymous gift

Exhibition History:

CPLH, William Blake and His Followers, 4 Dec 1982 - 13 Feb 1983.
CPLH, 18th and 19th Century English Figurative Prints and Drawings, 18 June - 18 Sept 1988.

Nude hermaphrodite figure stands holding cape around body, bell in one hand, lamp (?) in other, haunted expression on face; behind are vague figures of person holding child with another child lying on ground, and above are seemingly tormented flying figures. (Virginia Anderson 05/10/94)

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”