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Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery William Hunter Collections:
GLAHA 9437


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GLAHM 9437: 'Fall of Satan' 1777 - click to view larger image

"Fall of Satan" 1777

etching and aquatint

CRE BARRY, James; (Irish; 1741-1806)


Materials:
printed in brown
Dimensions:
83.5 x 60.4
Frame:
Ant
Marks:
"James Barry invt."; inscr, on plate b. c. "The Royal Academy having in the year 1773 selected six of their Members to Paint each a Picture for St Paul's Cathedral, this sketch of the fall of Satan being one of the designs executed for that purpose / is with the greatest respect dedicated to the right reverend father in God, Thos. Lord Bishop of Bristol / Dean of St Paul's & to the reverend gentlemen of the Chapter by James Barry. / Published according to act of Parliament feb. 1777 by J. Barry". Verso, in ink: "No 2"
References:
No 9 PRESSLY, William L. 1981 The Life and Art of James Barry; Yale University Press.
Notes:
State II/VII. There is a study for the Fall of Satan in the ashmolean, Oxford.
Keywords:
FIGURE : MALE : RELIGION : BIBLE : SATAN : FRESCO : HUNTER 2007 : ST PAUL'S CATHEDRAL :

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