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The Woman Clothed with the Sun Fleeth from the Persecution of the Dragon, (painting)

Catalog Data

Painter:
West, Benjamin 1738-1820  Search this
Medium:
Oil on paper mounted on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Princeton University Art Museum Princeton New Jersey 08544 Accession Number: 1996-62
Date:
1780s
Notes:
"American Art in the Princeton University Art Museum," Volume I: Drawing and Watercolors, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Art Museum, 2004, pg. 65.
"Princeton University Art Museum: Handbook of the Collections," Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Art Museum, 2007, pg. 222.
Summary:
Scene depicting a female figure in front of a golden sun, a ring of stars around her head, her arms raised as angels in the clouds above hand an infant down to her. Below, other angels gather around her feet as a dragon bares it teeth in the lower left corner.
Topic:
Figure female  Search this
Religion--Angel  Search this
Fantasy--Dragon  Search this
Control number:
IAP 32040483
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_371998