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Columbus Breaking the Egg
Columbus Breaking the Egg
Artist:
Date:
1753
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Etching
Dimensions:
16.6 x 19.4 cm (image)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

R. E. Lewis & Daughter

Accession Number:
1962.97.4
Acquisition Date:
1962-01-01
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts Endowment Fund

Columbus at table with 5 men; 2 balance an egg on table; Columbus points with satisfaction at his broken egg.
Second state of the plate. The first state with inscription was used as a subscription ticket to Hogarth's 'The Analysis of Beauty'