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- Object: Alonzo Rescuing Cora from the Palace of the Sun
Alonzo, wearing a plumed beret and a fluttering cloak, carrying Cora out of a temple, with three maids in exotic dress swooning by the entrance to it, behind to left, and another kneeling by an altar laden with fruit on the right; a volcano erupting against a dark night sky in the background; after Jacot; illustration for the 'Eclectic Magazine'.
Mixed method mezzotint
- Production date
Height: 155 millimetres (trimmed?)
Width: 248 millimetres (trimmed?)
- Curator's comments
- The painter has not been identified.
The 'Eclectic Magazine of foreign literature, science and art' was published in New York by Leavitt, Trow & Co. in the 1840s.
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: Eclectic Magazine
Associated Title: Virgin of the Sun
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- Acquisition notes
- Acquired with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, the Friends of the British Museum, the Art Fund, Mrs Charles Wrightsman, the Michael Marks Charitable Trust, and numerous individual donors.
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