The Bard Amin Lamenting the Death of his Children (Ossian) (Old man sitting on a rock by the sea)

The Bard Armin Lamenting The Death of His Children

1839
Anne-Louis Girodet de Roussy-Trioson (French, 1767–1824), Probably printed by Godefroy Engelmann (German, active in France, 1788–1839)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ber 5

Dimensions

17.78 x 20.95 cm (7 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

P18070

Medium or Technique

Crayon lithograph

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

A scene from the epic poems of the “ancient Celtic bard: Ossian (a literary forgery by the Scottish poet James Macpherson).

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York, Lugt 1309); from whom purchased by MFA, November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund