Print

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1850-1870

GUSN

GUSN-14038

Description

In this image a man on a horse is falling off into the arms of a man with his back to the viewer. Soldiers and supporters suround the horse and man. In the background a man is climbing over a rock and approaching the group. Mounted in a 1 1/2 inch gilt frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

prints (visual works)
hand coloring
lithography
prints (visual works)
Print
Lithography
Hand Colored
PICTURE

Inscription

Printed below print: ""Lith. de Vve Turgis, rue S'Jacques 16/Lith de Turgis et a Toulouse, rue S'Rome 36"" On the left hand side underneath the print-the story is printed as follows: ""Au moment ou Gessler, que les vents n'ont point submerge, met le pied a terre, Guillaume Tell lui lance une fleche dont il meurt sur le champ, et donne par cette mort la liberte a son pays."" On the right hand side underneath the print, the story is printed as follows: ""En al momento en que Gessler a quien los vientos no pudieron sumergir puso pies en tierra firme, Guillelmo Tell le tiro una flecha que le hizo morir en el acto mismo, y por este medio de la libertad a su patria.""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Turgis, Vve. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Paris, France

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

12.25 x 14.625 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.1171

Date

1850-1870 (Possibly)