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Angel of the Resurrection, from the first issue of Specimens of Polyautography

A work made of lithograph in black on cream wove paper, tipped onto mount with aquatint border in brown on cream wove paper.
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  • A work made of lithograph in black on cream wove paper, tipped onto mount with aquatint border in brown on cream wove paper.

Date:

1801, published 1803

Artist:

Benjamin West (American, 1738-1820)
published by Philipp André (German, active London, 1800–1805)
and James Heath (British, 1757–1834)

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Benjamin West

Title

Angel of the Resurrection, from the first issue of Specimens of Polyautography

Place

United States (Artist's nationality:)

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Published 1803

Medium

Lithograph in black on cream wove paper, tipped onto mount with aquatint border in brown on cream wove paper

Dimensions

Image/primary support: 32.2 × 23 cm (12 11/16 × 9 1/16 in.); Secondary support: 49 × 37.5 cm (19 5/16 × 14 13/16 in.)

Credit Line

Prints and Drawings Purchase Fund

Reference Number

2015.217.1

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