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Two women weeping over a prone figure. Drawing, c. 1793.

Date:
ca. 1793
Reference:
31702i
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Thomas Holloway (1748-1827) supervised the artwork for the English version of the book. This included re-engraving many of the works from the original German and French publications. This series of designs (frame nos. 9326T-9551) are mostly preparations for the English version

Drawing accompanying the collection of drawings for J.C. Lavater, Essays on Physiognomy, trans. H. Hunter, London 1789-1798. An engraving of this drawing has not been identified in the book

Publication/Creation

[London], ca. 1793.

Physical description

1 drawing : pencil, with brown wash

Lettering

Comfort the afflicted

Creator/production credits

After Flaxman?

Lettering note

Lettering in red ink

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 31702i

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