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Triptic of Horace Well's life
Subject:Portrait of Horace Wells , 1815 - 1848
After a work by:After a work by Cecilio Pla , Spanish, 1860 - 1934
Original Owner:Originally owned by Dr. Luis Subirana Matas , Spanish, 1871 - 1938
Maker:Made by Jose Blass y Cia , Spanish
Print on paper
Frame (Height x Width): 16 5/16 x 27 3/4 x 3/4in. (41.4 x 70.5 x 1.9cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Hartford Medical Society
Description: Reduced reproduction of the triptic painted for Dr. Luis Subirana of Madrid by the famous artist Cecilio Pla on the life of the glorious discoverer of the anestesia. First painting is of Wells in a lecture hall; the second is of Wells dead in the bathtub; and the third is of Wells outside a columned building with onlookers laughing att him.
Inscription: To the Horace Wells Society Prof. Subirana
Object Number: 2009.410.16
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