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1998.295 (RS22614)

Description

In the center of the engraving Leonardo Da Vinci lies in bed w/ several religious figures, wealthy men and women surrounding him during his last moments. The man nearest to Da Vinci, the king, has one arm under Da Vinci and one arm reaching for a glass of liquid. Several figures kneel in the foreground. Mounted in a 2 1/2 in. decorative gilt frame.

Details

Maker
Fisk, William (Painter)
Parkes, Mary (Publisher)
Scott, James (Engraver)
Date
1845
Inscriptions
Printed beneath engraving: ""Painted by William Fisk London Published Sepr 1, 1845 By Mary Parkes at the Bowyer Gallery, 22 Golden Square & at Paris, Chez A. Hauser Fournisseur de la Bibliotheque du Roi, Boulevart des Italiens, No. 11 & Place de la Bourse, No. 11. Engraved By James Scott. Proof""
Location of origin
London, England
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
engraving (printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Allegory
Death
deaths
engraving (printing process)
engravings (prints)
paper (fiber product)
PICTURE
Possibly allegory (artistic device)
Stipple Engraved
Unidentified Paper
People and organizations
Da Vinci, Leonardo
Dimensions
31.125 x 35.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.295
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
20066

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