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The Child

Deuchar, David, 1810, Etching
The Child
The Child
The Child
The Child
Library Item
28469
The Child
Death, shown here as a skeleton, takes the child from his mother and older sibling. The child seems to wave goodbye to his family; they are clearly distressed by the child's death, but he is strangely calm. Death holds his hourglass up and examines it almost triumphantly. This image is a comment on the cruelty of Death and its disregard for age and naivety.
1810
8.0 x 6.0 cm
Art and Design Library
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