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A young woman with folded hands giving thanks to heaven, an older woman points to a crowd carrying a young man wrapped in a blanket. Engraving by W. Sedgwick after E. Penny, 1780.

Penny, Edward, 1714-1791.
Date
1780

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Credit: A young woman with folded hands giving thanks to heaven, an older woman points to a crowd carrying a young man wrapped in a blanket. Engraving by W. Sedgwick after E. Penny, 1780. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)


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Lettering

Returning animation. E. Penny pinxit. Wm. Sedgwick sculpsit.

Publication/Creation

1780

Physical description

1 print : stipple engraving with etching ; image 30.3 x 25.1 cm

Notes

Companion print: see Wellcome Library catalogue no. 20002i, "Apparent dissolution"

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 20004i

Reproduction note

In reverse after the painting by Penny exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1780, later offered for sale at Christie's, London, 16 July 1998, lot 60

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