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Man Struggling with a Boa Constrictor, Study for “The Liboya Serpent Seizing His Prey”

James Wardca. 1803

Yale Center for British Art

Yale Center for British Art
New Haven, CT, United States

Details

  • Title: Man Struggling with a Boa Constrictor, Study for “The Liboya Serpent Seizing His Prey”
  • Creator: James Ward, 1769–1859, British
  • Date Created: ca. 1803
  • Physical Dimensions: 33 x 47 inches (83.8 x 119.4 cm) Frame: 40 1/2 × 53 1/2 inches (102.9 × 135.9 cm)
  • Subject Keywords: pain, slavery, man, movement, brushstrokes, figure study, snake, strangling, slave
  • External Link: See this work of art on the Yale Center for British Art website
  • Medium: Oil on canvas
  • Repository Name: Yale Center for British Art
  • Credit Line: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

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