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Illustration for "Balisand" by Joseph Hergesheimer
  • Frederic Rodrigo Gruger
    1871–1953
    active: United States
  • Illustration for "Balisand" by Joseph Hergesheimer, 1924
  • Where object was made: United States
  • pencil, wash, heightening
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 26.9 x 39.5 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 10 9/16 x 15 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 25 in
  • Gift of Frederic R. Gruger Jr. and Family
  • Not on display
  • 1990.0197
Description
Literature

Group of five men in clothing in 1770s stand in clearing in woods. Sachel and dueling box lie on ground. Two dueling pistols in hand of figure in right group. Right man of pair on left holds up left hand in arresting motion.