National Air and Space Museum
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Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
Gift of the Norfolk Charitable Trust
Print, Etching on Paper, Uncolored
- Mat (H x W): 25.4 × 30.5cm (10 × 12 in.)
- Unmatted (H x W): 10.2 × 15.6cm (4 in. × 6 1/8 in.)
Uncolored etching of a scene from the classical myth of Daedalus and Icarus. Image shows Icarus falling from the sky after flying too close to the sun. Daedalus is flying towards Icarus, trying to catch him. Other figures in a boat and on land are reaching towards Daedalus and Icarus in concern.