"Deliver us from evil"

Three figures struggling to ascend with two demons below

1775–1826
John Flaxman (English, 1755–1826)


Dimensions

Sheet: 18.6 x 13 cm (7 5/16 x 5 1/8 in. )

Accession Number

53.2567

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil and bistre wash on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Three figures struggling to ascend: Two demons below.

Inscription

Inscribed in graphite pencil bottom: "Deliver us from evil".

Provenance

Gift to MFA of Mr. Rowland Burdon-Muller and William A. Sargent Fund; December 10, 1953

Formerly in collection of John Murray III & A.H. Hallam Murray; Dealer: Raphael King Ltd., London

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Rowland Burdon-Muller and the William A. Sargent Fund