In prison, Ugolino, an old man, sits on the left, hands clasped in his lap, staring blankly ahead; on the far left, his grandson grabs his arm, on the right, a young man faints into the lap of another, who angrily looks to his father, behind them on the right, a figure buries his face in his hands; after a painting by Reynolds. 1774  Mezzotint

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1893,0516.112

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In prison, Ugolino, an old man, sits on the left, hands clasped in his lap, staring blankly ahead; on the far left, his grandson grabs his arm, on the right, a young man faints into the lap of another, who angrily looks to his father, behind them on the right, a figure buries his face in his hands; after a painting by Reynolds. 1774 Mezzotint

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  • In prison, Ugolino, an old man, sits on the left, hands clasped in his lap, staring blankly ahead; on the far left, his grandson grabs his arm, on the right, a young man faints into the lap of another, who angrily looks to his father, behind them on the right, a figure buries his face in his hands; after a painting by Reynolds. 1774  Mezzotint

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  • In prison, Ugolino, an old man, sits on the left, hands clasped in his lap, staring blankly ahead; on the far left, his grandson grabs his arm, on the right, a young man faints into the lap of another, who angrily looks to his father, behind them on the right, a figure buries his face in his hands; after Reynolds (Mannings 2172); published state. 1774  Mezzotint

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  • In prison, Ugolino, an old man, sits on the left, hands clasped in his lap, staring blankly ahead; on the far left, his grandson grabs his arm, on the right, a young man faints into the lap of another, who angrily looks to his father, behind them on the right, a figure buries his face in his hands; after Reynolds (Mannings 2172); published state. 1774  Mezzotint

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