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Merchants of Despair
  • David Frasier Driesbach
    born 1922
    born: Wasau, Wisconsin, United States
  • Merchants of Despair, circa 1963
  • Where object was made: United States
  • aquatint, etching, engraving
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 908.05 x 603.25 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 974.98 x 660.4 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 3 9/16 x 2 3/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 38 3/8 x 26 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1964.0014

Center panel of triptych. Woman riding white horse is in center of composition; figure at lower right holds candle in outstretched hand. Colors are orange, green, dark blue, white and black.