A man on his deathbed. Drawing attributed to H.P. Bone.
- Bone, Henry Pierce, 1779-1855.
- [between 1800 and 1809?]
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Two women and a child attend the dying man. Devils, centre and right, battle for the man's soul against an angel with a sword, left
[between 1800 and 1809?]
1 drawing : ink wash ; sheet 40.5 x 34 cm
Wellcome Library no. 979899i
The curve of a lunette, upper left, suggests this may be a copy of a mural painting, perhaps after a 17th-century Italian painter. Inscription on verso of old mount "By Bone R.A." is taken up by a printed label on the front of the mount, bottom left corner, describing the career of Henry Bone R.A. (1755-1834)