John Flaxman

Download image: 
John Flaxman
1755-1826
"Behold this proud oppressor of my country; Choephora." Verso: study of a draped figure, lying prone
Pen and brown ink, over graphite, on paper; verso: graphite.
10 1/2 x 15 5/16 inches (266 x 391 mm)
Gift of Miss Louise Crane in memory of her mother, Mrs. W. Murray Crane.
1975.40:2

 

Download verso image: 
Inscription: 

Inscribed in graphite on recto at lower center, "Clÿtemnestra" and "Aegisthus". Numbered "57" on small blue-bordered label on verso.

Provenance: 
Mrs. W. Murray Crane; by descent to Miss Louise Crane.
Bibliography: 

Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Eighteenth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1975-1977. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1978, p. 262.

Notes: 

Watermark: none.
Design for pl. 26 in "Compositions from the Tragedies of Aeschylus Designed by John Flaxman," London, 1831.

Associated names: 

Crane, Josephine Boardman, 1873-1972, former owner.
Crane, Louise, former owner.

Artist page: 
School: 
Century: 
Classification: 
Department: