Engraving

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1845

GUSN

GUSN-20066

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

Descriptive Terms

engravings (prints)
paper (fiber product)
engraving (printing process)
allegory (artistic device)
deaths
Unidentified Paper
Stipple Engraved
Death
Allegory
PICTURE

Inscription

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""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Fisk, William (Painter)
Parkes, Mary (Publisher)
Scott, James (Engraver)

Location of Origin

London, England

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

31.125 x 35.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.295