Sketch for Prometheus Bound (Obverse)

Thomas Cole (1801-1848) Artist
c. 1846 Date:
Pencil and white chalk on paper Medium
12 3/8 H x 9 1/2 W Dimensions
Descended in the Cole Family to Mrs. Florence H. Cole Vincent, the artist's granddaughter. Provenance
Gift of Mrs. Florence Cole Vincent Credit
1958.28.22 Accession number

Cole executed numerous drawings for his eight-foot painting entitled Prometheus Bound (1846-1847). It was exhibited at the New York Gallery in the spring of 1847 and later at Westminster Hall in London.

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