Prometheus (Figure of a Nude Man Chained on Top of a Cliff)

1799–1843
Washington Allston (American, 1779–1843)


Dimensions

Sheet: 22.1 x 28.8 cm (8 11/16 x 11 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

41.939

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

graphite pencil drawing on verso: figure of a man, seated; head of a man in a cap and ruff

Inscription

l.r. graphite: Prometheus

Provenance

Allston Trust; gift to MFA, October 1941.

Credit Line

Gift of Allston Trust, by exchange