Seated Man with a Gun and a Knife (noose hanging from tree above)

late 18th century
Unidentified artist, French, 18th century


Dimensions

Sheet: 24 x 19 cm (9 7/16 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2002.441

Medium or Technique

Ink and wash on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Failed suicide (comment on philosophy)

Inscription

On book within image: Boindin / helvetius / Diderot; and on another booK: Sistême de La Nature

Provenance

Eleanor A. Sayre, Cambridge, MA; bequest to MFA

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor A. Sayre