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The Iliad and the Odyssey

Artist:
After John Flaxman (British, York 1755–1826 London)
Engraver:
Henry Moses (British, London ca. 1782–1870 Cowley, Middlesex)
Author:
Homer (Greek, active 13th or 8th century BCE)
Translator:
William Sotheby (British, 1757–1833)
Published in:
London
Date:
1834
Medium:
Illustrations: line engraving
Dimensions:
8 3/4 x 5 11/16 x 1 in. (22.2 x 14.5 x 2.6 cm)
Classification:
Books
Credit Line:
Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, 1941
Accession Number:
41.100.567(4)
Not on view
Donor: Bequest of William Gedney Beatty (American, 1869–1941)
Bentley, 1964, p. 24.
Robert Rosenblum The International Style of 1800, A Study in Linear Abstraction [Ph.D. dissertation]. PhD diss., Garland Publishing Co., 1956-1976 pp. 1-,114-.

G. E. Bentley The Early Engravings of Flaxman's Classical Designs, A Bibliographical Study. 1964, p. 24.

Robert Rosenblum Transformations in Late Eighteenth Century Art. Paperback. Princeton, N. J., 1969, pp. 158-72.

Flaxman's Illustrations to Homer: Drawn by John Flaxman, Engraved by William Blake and Others. edited by Robert N. Essick, edited by Jenijoy La Belle, New York, 1977, pp. x-xvi ff.

David Irwin John Flaxman, 1755-1826: Sculptor, Illustrator Designer. London, 1979, pp. 67-85.

John Flaxman. Exh. cat. edited by David Bindman, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1979, pp. 86-93.



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