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The Traitor
  • John Pettie, artist
    1839–1893
    born: Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom ; died: Hastings, England, United Kingdom
    Goupil and Co., printer
    D. Appleton & Company, publisher
    active 1831–1933
  • The Traitor, 1893
  • The Art of the World, Illustrated in the Paintings, Statuary, and Architecture of the World's Columbian Exposition
  • Where object was made: United States
  • photogravure
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 428.62 x 327.02 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 16 7/8 x 12 7/8 in
  • Transfer from Kenneth Spencer Research Library
  • Not on display
  • 1970.0050.12
Description

Monochromatic image of figures in an interior. There are a group of men arranged in a rough circle around a man lying on the floor with his knees in the air. There is a rectangular table on the left. There is a man seated on the right end of the table and there is a man wearing religious garb (cardinal?) to his left. There is a chair, pillows and a sword in the bottom left corner.