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Saladin, and the Assassin

Date: ca. 1819-1820
Dimensions:
top image (The Assassin): 3 9/16 x 6 5/8 in. (9 x 16.8 cm.)
bottom image (Saladin): 6 7/16 x 5 1/4 in. (16.3 x 13.3 cm.)
sheet: 12 5/16 x 7 7/8 in. (31.3 x 20 cm.)
Medium: pencil on wove paper
Credit Line: The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
Inscription: Inscribed in upper right in pencil by Linnell: The Assassin laying dead at the feet of Ed.wd 1st in the holy land Inscribed in lower left: Saladin Inscribed in lower right: Blake fecit Inscribed in lower left in pencil: 6) Inscribed in lower right in pencil: 13 Inscribed below the drawing on the mount: VISIONARY HEAD OF SALADIN AND FIGURE OF THE ASSASSIN LYING DEAD [followed by a quotation from "Gilchrist"
Object Number: 000.49
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