Beowulf and the Dragon
Illustration for Beowulf (New York: Random House, 1932)
From the Beowulf series

Rockwell Kent, American, 1882 - 1971. Printed by George C. Miller, American, 1894 - 1965. Printed by George C. Miller, New York, 1917.

Geography:
Made in United States, North and Central America

Date:
1931

Medium:
Lithograph

Dimensions:
Image: 13 1/2 x 10 1/8 inches (34.3 x 25.7 cm) Sheet: 15 x 11 3/8 inches (38.1 x 28.9 cm)

Copyright:
© Plattsburgh State Art Museum, State University of New York, USA, Rockwell Kent Collection, Bequest of Sally Kent Gorton, All rights reserved.

Curatorial Department:
Prints, Drawings, and Photographs

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1971-2-561

Credit Line:
Purchased with the Lola Downin Peck Fund from the Carl and Laura Zigrosser Collection, 1971

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Label:
Seven of the eight images that Kent drew for Beowulf were also issued for sale as limited-edition lithographs printed on larger paper. Here, Kent depicts the fight between the hero of the medieval epic and the dragon that ultimately takes his life.