DAC Collection Object Information
The Chariot of the Sun,
Chiaroscuro woodcut printed in light green, light brown, brown, and dark brown inks from three blocks on laid paper
Print impression quality: Unevenly inked on inscriptions and brown border
Dimensions (Image): 397 x 270 mm (15.6 x 10.6 in.)
Dimensions (Sheet): 444 x 311 mm (17.5 x 12.2 in.)
Signed in block, lower left: “Nic Le Sueur”; inscribed in block, lower right: “Sculp.”; inscribed in block, lower center: “Dessin de Paul Farinati”
Watermark: Unidentified circular design at center
Accession number: 1947.D1.140
Gift of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892), 1947
Bibliography: Portalis and Beraldi (vol. 2, 682), as “The Fall of Phaeton”; Le Blanc 23.
Work Type: print
Related Works: After Paolo Farinati’s drawing in the Crozat Collection. See also Caylus and LeSueur’s print (DAC 1961.37.2), also made from an original in the Crozat collection.
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