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Sin pursued by Death

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1804 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Moses, Haughton (engraver)
    Lewis, Frederick Christian I, born 1779 - died 1856 (engraver)
    Fuseli, Henry, born 1741 - died 1825 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    stipple engraving and aquatint on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.112-1971

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Print after a painting by Henry Fuseli, depicting Sin, represented as a nude woman holding a large key, pursued by Death, a dark winged figure.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1804 (made)

Artist/maker

Moses, Haughton (engraver)
Lewis, Frederick Christian I, born 1779 - died 1856 (engraver)
Fuseli, Henry, born 1741 - died 1825 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

stipple engraving and aquatint on paper

Dimensions

Height: 50.4 cm, Width: 59.6 cm

Descriptive line

'Sin pursued by Death', stipple engraving and aquatint, Moses Haughton and Frederick Christian Lewis after Henry Fuseli, published London, 1804

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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