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The Death of Abel
  • Nicolas Colibert, artist
    circa 1750–1806
    born: Paris, France ; died: London, England, United Kingdom
    Nicolas André Monsiau
    1754–1837
    born: Paris, France ; died: Paris, France
  • The Death of Abel, 1793
  • La Mort d'Abel, by Salomon Gessner
  • Where object was made: France
  • engraving, stippling, à la poupée
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 214 x 144 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 334 x 248 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 3/8 x 5 5/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 13 1/8 x 9 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.0765
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Two male figures: one lies in the foreground dead, while other turns away from altar. Depiction of the death of Abel.