The Dead Abel

Thomas Cole (1801-1848) Artist
1832 Date:
Oil on paper mounted on panel Medium
17 H x 28 1/2 W Dimensions

Signed: T Cole

Inscription
Descended in the artist's family to Cole's granddaughter, Mrs. Florence H. Cole Vincent; Albany Institute of History & Art purchased from Mrs. Vincent in 1943 Provenance
Albany Institute of History & Art Purchase Credit
1943.86 Accession number

Thomas Cole painted this work at St. Luke's Academy in Florence, Italy. It was intended as a study for a larger painting depicting Adam and Eve finding the body of Abel.

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