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Numero 2. Una nuova macchina per fendere da Capo a Coda le fiere (A new machine in order to cleave from head to tail the wild beast)
  • Filippo Morghen
    1730–after 1807
    born: Florence, Italy
  • Numero 2. Una nuova macchina per fendere da Capo a Coda le fiere (A new machine in order to cleave from head to tail the wild beast), circa 1764–1772
  • Raccolta della cose più notabili vedute dal Cavaliere Wild Scull, e dal sig: de la Hire nel lor famoso viaggio dalla Terra alla Luna (Series of Most Notable Views of the Knight, Wild Scull, on the Surface of the Moon)
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • etching
  • Paper Type: laid
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 282 x 388 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 11 1/8 x 15 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 16 x 20 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1995.0043.03
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Male figure controlls a blade device as rat creature advances towards him.