Orpheus (A Study of a Seated Male Figure Playing a Musical Instrument)

William Blake Richmond, English, 1842 - 1921


not dated

Chalk on brown paper

Sight: 13 3/8 in. (34 cm)

Sight: 8 3/4 in. (22.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Hilliard T. Goldfarb in honor of Sherman E. Lee



Place Made: England, United Kingdom, Europe


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Not signed.

Exhibition History

Representing Myth: The Classical Tradition in Western Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 11-August 17, 1995.

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