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The Death of Cleopatra

carved 1876 Edmonia Lewis Born: Greenbush, New York 1844 Died: London, England 1907 marble 63 x 31 1/4 x 46 in. (160.0 x 79.4 x 116.8 cm.) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of the Historical Society of Forest Park, Illinois 1994.17 Smithsonian American Art Museum
Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor, W310


Keywords

Animal - reptile - snake

Ethnic - Egyptian

Figure female - full length

History - ancient - Egypt

Portrait female - Cleopatra

State of being - death - suicide

sculpture

stone - marble