The fall of Icarus.

Caricaturist
Gillray, James, 1756-1815 [Browse]
Format
Visual material
Language
English
Published/​Created
London : [s.n.], April 20, 1807.
Description
1 item ; print 28.7 x 23.5 cm. plate 35.4 x 26 cm. sheet 41.9 x 30.5 cm.

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  • Medium: Etchings, Hand coloring
  • Inscribed in platem below: 'The Fall of Icarus. // In former days the Poet sings // An Artist skill'd and rare // Of Wax and Feathers form'd his Wings // And made a famous pair - // With which from Precipice and Tower // from Hill or highest Trees // When.
  • Provenance: Stamped on verso, "Princeton University // Library // Presented by // Dickson Q. Brown '95".
  • Signed in plate, lower left: "Js. Gillray fect.".
Source acquisition
Gift of Dickson Q. Brown, Princeton University Class of 1895.
References
Grego, pp. 346-347
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Also available in an electronic version.
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