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The Triumph of Benevolence

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"The Triumph of Benevolence" Chin Qua Glass and gilded wood. A painting on glass in a gilt frame depicting a British soldier, lying in a prison cell, surrounded by his wife and three young children. He is being handed a purse of money by a benefactor, as the prison guard looks on. The painting...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Walter Tebbetts

Chinese, About 1805

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: h. 24" w. 30" d. 2"

Accession Number

1973.498

Medium or Technique

Glass and gilded wood

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