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Compositions from the Tragedies of Aeschylus

Aeschylus (Greek, ca. 525 B.C.–ca. 455 B.C. Gela, Sicily)
John Flaxman (British, York 1755–1826 London)
Tommaso Piroli (Italian, Rome 1752–1824 Rome)
Frank Howard (British, London 1805–1866 Liverpool)
Miss Flaxman & Miss Maria Denman (London)
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Illustrations: line engraving
11 9/16 x 17 5/16 x 1 3/16 in. (29.4 x 44 x 3cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Harry G. Friedman, 1960
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: Detailed captions of text to which illustrations refer, publishers' names, dates and locales all listed below images. Plate numbers given upper right.
Harry G. Friedman; Donor: Harry G. Friedman
Irwin, 1979, pp. 85-91.
Robert Rosenblum The International Style of 1800, A Study in Linear Abstraction [Ph.D. dissertation]. PhD diss., Garland Publishing Co., 1956-1976 pp. 1-,119-.

G. E. Bentley The Early Engravings of Flaxman's Classical Designs, A Bibliographical Study. 1964, pp. 15, 45-46.

Robert Rosenblum Transformations in Late Eighteenth Century Art. Paperback. Princeton, N. J., 1969, pp. 160-9.

David Irwin John Flaxman, 1755-1826: Sculptor, Illustrator Designer. London, 1979, pp. 85-91.

John Flaxman. Exh. cat. edited by David Bindman, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1979, pp. 86-,185.

Sarah Symmons Flaxman and Europe: the outline illustrations and their influence. New York, 1984, pp. 50-, 77-.

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