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Marat, As He Was At The Moment Of His Death

Artist:
After Jacques Louis David (French, Paris 1748–1825 Brussels)
Artist:
Jacques Louis Copia (French, Landau 1764–1799 Paris)
Date:
1793
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
image: 5 7/16 x 4 3/8 in. (13.8 x 11.1 cm) plate: 6 13/16 x 5 15/16 in. (17.3 x 15.1 cm) sheet: 10 3/16 x 8 3/8 in. (25.9 x 21.2 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1962
Accession Number:
62.520.225
Not on view
Signature: Inscribed in four corners of the image: “A Marat / L’Ami / Du Peuple. / David”

Inscription: Above image: “Marat, tel qu’il était au moment de sa mort.”
Below image, on left: “David del.”; on right: “Copia sculp.”
Bottom: “Ne pouvant me corrompre, ils m’ont assasiné.”
Morton Rosanoff; Vendor: Morton Rosanoff
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