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The Red Mantle at Pharsalia -- Plutarch

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Inscription

Within oval, l.r., in pen over pencil: W. Rimmer. Outside oval, l.l., in pencil: title.

Provenance

Mrs. A. W. Elson; Estate of Frank C. Doble; bequest to MFA, May 12, 1971.

Credit Line

Bequest from Estate of Frank C. Doble

1836–79

Dimensions

Sheet (printed with decorative frame): 45.1 x 32.4cm (17 3/4 x 12 3/4in.)

Accession Number

1971.239

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil, pen and brown ink

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