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Two Figure Studies (Aeneas carrying Anchises from Troy; Two Female Figures)
  • John Flaxman
    1755–1826
    born: York, England, United Kingdom ; died: London, England, United Kingdom
  • Two Figure Studies (Aeneas carrying Anchises from Troy; Two Female Figures), circa 1793
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • ink on paper
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 13.3 x 12.1 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 5 1/4 x 4 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1972.0266
Description
Literature

The image on the left is of a nude male figure (identified as Aeneas) carrying another figure (identified as Anchises) on his shoulders. The image on the right is of two flowing female figures. Brown ink on cream paper.