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The Temptation of St. Anthony
  • Eugene Higgins
    1874–1958
    born: Kansas City, Missouri, United States ; died: New York, New York, United States
  • The Temptation of St. Anthony, early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • pastel on paper
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: irregular at bottom 43 x 30.6 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: irregular at bottom 16 7/8 x 12 1/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1978.0077
Description
Literature

Nude woman lying horizontally across lower register. Bearded man (identified as St. Anthony) kneeling above her, head bowed in prayer. There is a cross by the man's proper left hand. There is a bird over the man's right shoulder.