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Creator:
Print made by Johann Jacobé, 1733–1797, Austrian
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Published by John Boydell, 1720–1804, British
Title:

Hebe

Additional Title(s):

Miss Mary Meyer as Hebe

Date:
1780
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 28 × 21 1/4 inches (71.1 × 54 cm), Plate: 24 3/4 × 15 inches (62.9 × 38.1 cm), and Image: 22 3/8 × 15 inches (56.8 × 38.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "121-"; inscribed on verso in graphite, upper right: "30 x 22 1/2 | 3"

Scratched lettering below image: "Sir Joshua Reynolds Pinxit | John Jacobe Sculpsit | Published Augt. 1st. 1780, by J.Boydell, Cheapside, London"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.199
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
clouds | dish | eagle (bird) | ewer | goddess | heaven | Hebe as cup-bearer of the gods | lightning | path | portrait | religious and mythological subject | stola | wind | wings | youth
Associated People:
Zeus
Hebe
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:21689
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