Richard Westall

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Richard Westall
1765-1836
Arion and Palemon
ca. 1819
Graphite on paper.
4 5/8 x 3 3/4 inches (118 x 95 mm)
Bequest of Gordon N. Ray, 1987.
1986.2057
Inscription: 

Inscribed "Falconer" at lower left.

Provenance: 
From the library of Gordon N. Ray.
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Drawing by Richard Westall for an illustration to Canto III of William Falconer's "The shipwreck" (published: London : John Sharpe, 1819).

Summary: 

Drawing shows Arion holding the dying Palemon in his arms.

Associated names: 

Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915-1986, former owner.

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