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Satan Starting from the Touch of Ithuriel's Spear
  • Henry Fuseli
    born: Zurich, Switzerland ; died: Putney Hill, England, United Kingdom ; active: England, United Kingdom
    J. Young, publisher
  • Satan Starting from the Touch of Ithuriel's Spear, 1823
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • etching
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 188 x 179 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 3/8 x 7 1/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 277 x 210 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 10 7/8 x 8 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of David H. Weinglass and Marilyn Carbonell in Honor of Stephen Goddard
  • Not on display
  • 2017.0028

Two nude figures recline against a rock at the bottom of this image. They appear to be relaxed. Above them are three figures in the air. A pair of nude figures is in the air on the left side of the image. They’re carrying flags and are looking at the person moving through the air in front of them. This male is also nude, but he is carrying a spear in one hand, a shield on his other arm, and has a look of determination on his face.