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Sir Walter Raleigh parting with His Wife
  • Charles Kennedy Burt
    1823–1892
    born: Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom ; died: New York, New York, United States ; active: United States
  • Sir Walter Raleigh parting with His Wife, mid 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • hand coloring, engraving
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 505 x 383 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 19 7/8 x 15 1/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 599 x 456 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 23 9/16 x 17 15/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • Gift of the Max Kade Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 1977.0060
Description

Male figure (identified as Sir Walter Raleigh) dressed in green with white lace at his neck holds a female figure (identified as his wife) who is distraught and wearing a low-cut red and yellow dress. Another male figure looks out of an archway in the background. In the background, through the archway, are soldiers.