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Creator:
Print made by John Alexander, active 1715–1752, British
after Raphael, Italian, 1483–1520, Italian
Title:
Lot and His Family
Date:
ca. 1718
Medium:
Line engraving and etching on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 5/16 x 15 1/16 inches (28.8 x 38.3 cm), Plate: 6 3/16 x 7 1/16 inches (15.7 x 18 cm), and Image: 5 11/16 x 6 15/16 inches (14.4 x 17.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, upper right: "282 | P59"; on back, lower right: "John ALEXANDER"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "R: S: U: Inv: in Vat:"; lower center, within frame: "Plusquam incendium, Peccatum fuge."; lower right: "Alexr: del: & Sculp: ex Origli:"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.40.1
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
castle | cities | costume | daughters | destruction | disaster | escaping | family | father | fire | hills | journey | Lot's wife looks back at the city and is transformed into a pillar of salt | Lot, seeing the destruction of the cities and fearing for his safety in Zoar, flees with his daughters to a cave in the mountains | men | mother | path | religious and mythological subject | rocks (landforms) | smoke | togas | towns | travel | trees | tunics | walking | wife | women
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:18382
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