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The Death of Eloisa
The Death of Eloisa
Date:
1782
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Stipple With Engraving
Dimensions:
36.5 x 30.8 cm (image)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.12020
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

A Nun expires in her bed with a small cross displayed in her right hand."Fellow-sisters"kneel in prayer at the foot of her bed while a Priest standing over her dramatically administers "the last rites", his right arm outstretched with his forefinger pointed directly towards Heaven. (Jim Hahn 04/21/94)
The plate was also published in Paris, by 'Basan et Poignant', and the title is repeated in French.

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