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Engraving depicting old man with fish by the sea
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Place made: unknown
Date made: 1730
Materials: ink; laid paper
Measurements: 12 in x 9 1/4 in
Uncolored engraving of a nude, bearded man seated on some rocks by the sea, with a fish's tail in one hand and a vase pouring water in the other. At top right, labeled "PL. XXV. B." With some tools leaning against the rocks at right, and a human skull on a ledge above the man's head.