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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, 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) [YCBA]

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

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


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