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The Corsican Spider in his Web
The Corsican Spider in his Web
Date:
1808
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Etching (hand-colored)
Dimensions:
34.8 x 24.6 cm (image)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.2218
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

Napoleon with the body of a spider in the centre of a web, swallowing flies, surrounded by stuck flies representing European countries, while the Turkish fly, Russian fly and British fly hover nervously by.