The Chaining of Prometheus to the Rock

1758–1820
Benjamin West (American, 1738–1820)


Dimensions

40.3 x 28.9cm (15 7/8 x 11 3/8in.)

Accession Number

42.613

Medium or Technique

Pen and brown wash

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Provenance

John Hubbard Sturgis (1834-1888); Miss Frances C. Sturgis, Miss Mabel R. Sturgis, Mrs. William Haynes-Smith (Alice Maud Sturgis), and Miss Evelyn R. Sturgis (daughters of the John Hubbard Sturgis); gift to MFA, December 10, 1942.

Credit Line

Gift in memory of John Hubbard Sturgis by his daughters, Miss Frances C. Sturgis, Miss Mabel R. Sturgis, Mrs. William Haynes-Smith (Alice Maud Sturgis), and Miss Evelyn R. Sturgis