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Creator:
unknown artist
Title:

Illustration to Tonson's Ovid Metamorphosis (three of four)

Date:
ca. 1710
Medium:
Pen, black ink, and gray wash on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 1/8 × 8 1/2 inches (35.9 × 21.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on back in graphite, lower right: "No 3"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1170
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
clouds | death | eagle | goddesses | gods - classical mythology | Gorgoneion, head of Medusa | head | lion | literary theme | loom | lovers | lyre | Metamorphoses | monsters of the sea | nymph | nymph | Pegasus | rain | religious and mythological subject | serpents | statues | suicide
Associated People:
Andromeda
Pyramus
Thisbe
Hermaphroditus
Salmacis
King Atlas
Cadmus
Harmonia
Perseus
Access:
View by request in the Study Room
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:12709
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