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Ancient History (Payne)
The Death of Socrates (Original)

The Death of Socrates (Original) by Ancient History (Payne) at The Illustration Art Gallery

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Artist: Roger Payne (biography)
Medium: Gouache on Board
Size: 11" x 8" (285mm x 205mm)
Date: 1981

This is the unique original Gouache painting by Roger Payne.

Under orders from the state Socrates drinks the hemlock that would kill him. Surrounded by his sorrowing friends, the condemned man calmly took the cup of poison.

Original artwork for illustration on p7 of Look and Learn issue no 989 (21 February 1981). The art was featured in part seven of the history of Athens feature in the magazine.

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Ancient History (Payne)

Ancient History (Payne)