An Evil Tree or the Natural Heart

An Evil Tree or the Natural Heart

Description
Colored print of a bare tree growing from the soil of unbelief. Its trunk is labeled "pride" and "self will." Its main branches are "Lust of the Flesh" "Pride of Life" and "Lust of the Eye". The fruits it bears are various evils. Leaves and birds have deserted its branches; the fire of Hell approaches from below. "Wrath", in the form of a storm is approaching from above.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
n.d.
maker
unknown
place made
unknown
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
image: 12 1/2 in x 9 1/2 in; 31.75 cm x 24.13 cm
ID Number
DL.60.2920
catalog number
60.2920
accession number
228146
Credit Line
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
subject
Birds
See more items in
Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Art
Peters Prints
Data Source
National Museum of American History

Comments

Add a comment about this object