George Fox and the Dead Cromwell
- Part Of:
- between 1897 and 1898
- Etching and drypoint on moderately thick, slightly textured, greened white laid paper
- Sheet: 9 1/2 x 12 inches (24.2 x 30.5 cm), Plate: 6 15/16 x 8 15/16 inches (17.6 x 22.7 cm), and Image: 6 5/16 x 8 7/8 inches (16.1 x 22.5 cm)
Lettered in black ink, lower center: "And though O: C: at Dunbar sight had promised to ye Lord yt if hee gave him ye Victory hee would take away Tyths or let him be rowled into his | Grave with Infamy, Butt when hee came to be Cheife hee confirmed ye former Laws, But when ye king came in they tooke him uppe and hanged him, and | buryed him under Tyburn. And when I saw him hanging there I saw his word justly come upon him."; lower right: "George Fox his Journal. 1660."
Signed in graphite, lower right: "Robert Spence"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Gift of the George School, Newtown, Pennsylvania
- Copyright Status:
- © Estate of the Artist
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- Subject Terms:
- bodies | carts | coats | crowd | death | digging | evening | execution (event) | gallows | gaze | genre subject | grave | hangings (executions) | hats | historical subject | houses | illustration | ladder | men | night | Religious Society of Friends | sadness | shovel | town | village | wagons | women
- Associated Places:
- England | Greater London | London | Middlesex | Tyburn | United Kingdom
- Associated People:
- Cromwell, Oliver (1599–1658), lord protector of England, Scotland, and Ireland
Fox, George (1624–1691), a founder of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)
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Print made by Robert Spence, 1871–1964, British, George Fox and the Dead Cromwell, between 1897 and 1898
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