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Creator:
Richard Westall, 1765–1836, British
Title:

Elisha on His Death-Bed (II Kings 12:17)

Part Of:

Collective Title: Illustrations of the Bible

Date:
before 1835
Medium:
Graphite on medium, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches (8.3 x 13.3 cm) and Contemporary drawn border: 5 1/8 x 7 1/8 inches (13 x 18.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscription on back of mount: upper left: No 572 | 21 | Richard Westall. R.A. 1765 - 1836. | Illustrate Bible. Center: "Fairfax Murray Collection"

signed in graphite, lower left: "R W"; not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1986.12.5
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
archery | arrow | bed | bedroom | bow (weapon) | cape | crown | curtains | death | Elisha tells Joash to shoot an arrow through the window towards Syria and predicts that Joash will be victorious | gesture | illness | illustration | king (person) | Old Testament | priest | prophet | religious and mythological subject | robe | sash | window
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:21516
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