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Angel of the Resurrection

1801
19th century
324 x 228 mm (12.8 x 9 in.)

Benjamin West, American, (1738–1820)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Lithograph on laid paper
Print impression quality: Characteristically grayed
Series: from Specimens of Polyautography, Consisting of Impressions Taken from Original Drawings, Made on Stone Purposely for This Work
Edition: “Specimens of Polyautography” was published London, 1803. This is considered to be the first artist’s lithograph produced in England.
Marks: Signed on stone, lower right: “B West 1801”
Bibliography: Man 157.
Credit Line: Friends of the Davison Art Center funds donated by Russell G. and Ellen G. D’Oench (BA Wesleyan 1973, Trustee 1977–1979, DAC Curator 1979–1998), 1962
Accession Number: 1962.14.1

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  • Bible
  • early lithography
  • lithography - Planographic printing process in which a design is deposited on the stone or plate with a greasy substance and the surface is chemically treated to accept ink only in the greasy areas. [August 1996 alternate term added. March 1995 related term added. January 1993 related terms added. October 1991 scope note changed; descriptor moved.]
  • New Testament
  • religions
  • religious art - Use broadly for art depicting religious subjects or for art used in worship. [September 1993 descriptor added.]

Location Latitude: American, Longitude: D'Oench

Dimensions
  • image Dimensions: 324 x 228 mm (12.8 x 9 in.)

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