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The Death of Pison - French School Attributed to Pierre Paul Prudhon (1758-1823)
French School Attributed to Pierre Paul Prudhon (1758-1823) -Pison's Death in 65 AD
Our painting relates the tragic end of Consul Pison.
Convicted of wanting to assassinate Emperor Nero, he was forced to commit suicide. He would have chosen the poison from which this representation. Others suffered the same fate including the philosopher Sénéque who chooses to open the veins.
Canvas 27 cm by 22 cm
Beautiful frame of 45 cm by 39.5 cm
Signed Prudhon on the chassis
Pierre Paul Prudhon (1758-1823)
Born April 4, 1758, died in Paris on February 16, 1823. He was the thirteenth child of Christophe [...]