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"Respice Finem", (painting)

Artist:
Unknown
Unknown (copy after)
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1875
Old
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 620
"Unknown. 'Respice Finem.' 'Look to the End.' 28 x 34. Female figure, nearly nude, warning against the pleasures of the senses by pointing to a skull on a table near her, under which is the above legend, 'Respice Finem.'"
A Catalogue of Paintings in the Gallery of D.W. Powers, Rochester, N.Y. with Explanations and Sketches of Painters by C.C. Merriman. Rochester, N.Y.: E.R. Andrews, Book and Job Printer, Aqueduct Street, 1877.
Topic:
Figure female--Nude
Object--Other--Skull
Allegory--Death
Control number:
AECI 04120446
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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