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Creator:
Print made by Lydia Bates, active 1784
after John Hamilton Mortimer, 1740–1779, British
Title:
Deucalion and Pyrrha after the Flood
Date:
1784
Medium:
Etching on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 1/2 x 16 1/4 inches (29.2 x 41.3 cm), Plate: 9 7/16 x 11 5/16 inches (24 x 28.7 cm), and Image: 8 1/8 x 10 3/8 inches (20.7 x 26.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Mortimer invt."; lower right: "Lydia Bates fect 1784"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.7.6
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
birth | children | escape | flood | Greek mythology | men | people | portrait | religious and mythological subject | rocks (landforms) | stones | stones turning into men: stones thrown by Deucalion and Pyrrha, as directed by the oracle of Themis, turn into men | temple | throwing | trees | walking | women
Associated People:
Deucalion
Pyrrha
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:19694
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