Graphite, pen and brown ink, watercolor and gouache on cream wove paper
12 5/16 x 13 1/4 in. (31.2 x 33.6 cm)
Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 1994
Not on view
Inscription: Dated in pen and brown ink, lower right: "Aug. t 1802" Verso, incribed in pen and brown ink: "Hagen im zum Tod geladen" Top half, in graphite, sketch of a standing woman; left side, in graphite, partial outline of man traced from recto
Professor Paul Ganz; Rudolph Ganz; Dr. and Mrs. Richard W. Levy, New Orleans; Vendor: Richard L. Feigen & Co.
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