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  • Title: Atossa’s Dream
  • Creator: John Flaxman
  • Date Created: 1795
  • Subject Keywords: mythology, nudes
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Inscribed in plate below image, center: “Atossa --- down my son / Fell from the seat---”; numbered [plate] 29, [illustration] 44
  • Object Type: Prints, works of art
  • Object Link: See this artwork on the Davison Art Center website
  • Object Credit Line: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University. Gift of Juwil C. and Virgil W. Topazio (B.A. Wesleyan 1943), 1984
  • Materials & Techniques: Engraving on laid paper
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Edition: Illustration for The Persians by Aeschylus, published by J. Mathews, London; The Persians formed part of the larger work The Tragedies of Aeschylus, illustrated by Flaxman and published by Mathews.
  • Dimensions: 1826
  • Bibliography: David Bindman, et al., "John Flaxman/ Mythologie and Industrie" (Hamburger Kunsthalle, 1979), cat. 116; Heim Gallery, "John Flaxman (London, Heim Gallery, 1976)
  • Associated People: Created by John Flaxman (British (English), 1755-1826)
  • Accession Number: 1984.29.56

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