Birth of the Babies, Scurvy, and Spotted Fever, from The Dead Mother, from Illustrations to the songs from William Blake's "Island in the Moon"
1945 Charles Seliger Born: New York, New York 1926 Died: New York, New York 2009 white ink on black ink on paper sheet: 14 x 11 in. (35.6 x 27.9 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Michael Rosenfeld 1992.53.4 Not currently on view
Fantasy - monster
Figure group - female and child
Literature - Blake - Island in the Moon
State of being - death
State of being - illness - scurvy
State of being - illness - spotted fever