- Devéria, Achille
- Wood engraving
- Thompson, Charles
- Landscape (wider)
- Robarts Library, the Internet Archive
- Œuvres complètes de La Fontaine
- La Fontaine, Jean de
- Paris: Baudoin Frères, 1826
- Open Library:
- View record.
The body of a dead man is being hoisted on the gallows by a soldier and a woman as a second woman laments over an open sarcophagus in the background.
The caption reads in the original French:
La matrone d’Éphèse.
Keywords: 17th century, 1820s, 19th century, antiquity, black & white, death, gallows, hanging, sad