Painting after life [graphic] / E. Gerard pinxt. 19 Parker Street ; Death staring shipwrecked sailors in the face!!! / E. Gerard.

Creator:
Gerard, E.
Physical Description:
2 prints : lithographs ; sheet 39 x 25 cm
Notes:
Each print titled below.
Painting after life referencing Hogarth?
Lewis Walpole Library: On the verso: an autograph letter from Ebenezer Gerard in Liverpool to Samuel Taylor Liverpool, dated 1826 February 5, in reference to "Prose by a poet" (by Montgomery James) which he compares to his own efforts since his illness, with the address incorporating watercolor and rebus material.
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Abstract:
First image, 'Painting after life' shows a skeleton (death) seated before an easel painting a portrait of the obese old man seated opposite and holding a cane. The subject is seated against a blank screen; a portfolio of other works is leaning against the screen. Beside the 'artist' is a box of paints and artist supplies.
Second image, 'Death staring shipwrecked sailors in the face!!!', shows a skeleton (right) seated on a rock with his head resting in his hands, elbows on his knees as he stares at two shipwrecked sailors (left) on a beach.
Variant Titles:
Death staring shipwrecked sailors in the face
Topics:
Artists
Death
Sailors
Shipwrecks
Topics:
Gerard, E.
Language:
English
Genre:
Correspondence
Lithographs -- England -- 1826
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
These images are provided for study purposes only. For publication or other use of images from the Library's collection, please contact the Lewis Walpole Library at walpole@yale.edu. Further details on the Library's photoduplication policy are available at http://www.library.yale.edu/walpole/html/research/rights_reproductions.html
Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
826.02.05.01
Orbis Record:
12496548
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr32597a
oid pointer:
15489949
Volume/Enumeration:
Digital version
OID:
15489948
PID:
digcoll:2782038

Number of Pages: 1
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