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Leucothea Preserving Ulysses
  • John Neagle
    1796–1865
    born: Boston, Massachusetts, United States ; died: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Leucothea Preserving Ulysses, 1805
  • plate nine from "Odyssey"
  • Where object was made: United States
  • engraving
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 245 x 354 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 280 x 442 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 9 5/8 x 13 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 11 x 17 3/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 16 x 20 in
  • Gift of Joseph Lamb
  • Not on display
  • 1990.0005
Description

Nude woman stands at center of composition while man at right grasps a column. Four other figures are visible to the woman's left and behind her.