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The goddess Nemesis pursues a murderer. Wood engraving by H. Vizetelly, 1844, after A. Rethel, 1837.

  • Rethel, Alfred, 1816-1859.
Date
1844
Reference
2839960i
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About this work

Description

A winged angel holding an hourglass and a sword floats in the sky above a man with a dagger who flees from the corpse of his victim

Publication/Creation

1844

Physical description

1 print : wood engraving : image 44.4 x 26.7 cm

Lettering

The avenging angel. Rethel pinx. Henry Vizetelly, sc. Presented gratuitously to the subscribers of the Pictorial times, June 1 1844

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2839960i

Reproduction note

After an oil painting in the Hermitage, St Petersburg

Languages

  • English


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