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Creator:
William Artaud, 1763–1823, British
Formerly attributed to George Romney, 1734–1802, British
Title:

'The Triumph of Mercy,' from Collins' 'Ode To Mercy'

Former Title(s):

Mercy: Lady Hamilton as Tetis pleading with Achilles before Troy

Date:
1788 to 1790
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 95 x 80 1/2 inches (241.3 x 204.5 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.539
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
armor | chariot | eagle (bird) | Greek | liberty | literary theme | mythology | Ode to Mercy, 1746 | poetry | religion | religious and mythological subject | Roman | spear | spirit | toga | torch | war | wheel
Associated People:
Mars
Collins, William (1721–1759), poet
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:1021
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Malcolm Cormack, A Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 16-17, N590.2 A83 (YCBA)

Catherine M. Gordon, British paintings Hogarth to Turner, Frederick Warne, London, 1981, p. 60, ND466 G67 (YCBA)

Kim Sloan, William Artaud, History Painter and 'Violent Democrat' , Burlington Magazine, 137, February 1995, pp. 76, 78, Fig. 15, N1 B87 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Jennifer C. Watson, William Artaud and 'The Triumph of Mercy', Burlington Magazine, 123, April 1981, pp. 226, 229, 231, fig. 62, 64, N1 B87 OVERSIZE (YCBA)


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