First Soldier of The Two Soldiers
Dimensions: composition: 3 7/8 × 2 1/2 in. (9.8 × 6.4 cm)
sheet: 9 3/8 × 6 in. (23.8 × 15.2 cm)
Illustration Citation: Salomé: A Tragedy in One Act by Oscar Wilde, translated by Joseph Donohue (University of Virginia Press 2011)
Credit Line: Acquisition Fund, 2015
About: Here again, we are provided with authenticating details to help present-day audiences understand the historical context in which Wilde has set his drama. Old and young, dark skin and light, we are given the tools to apprehend the broad cultural milieu that made up the court of a Roman tetrarch.
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