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Creator:
Print made by John Raphael Smith, 1752–1812, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:
The Infant Jupiter
Date:
1775
Medium:
Mezzotint (third state) on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20 7/8 × 14 15/16 inches (53 × 37.9 cm), Plate: 20 × 14 1/16 inches (50.8 × 35.7 cm), and Image: 18 1/2 × 13 15/16 inches (47 × 35.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "R7051"

Lettered, lower left: "Painted by S Joshua Reynolds"; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by J.R.Smith"; lettered, lower center: "Publish'd 20th May 1775 by J.R.Smith No.[...] Batemans Buildings Soho"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.303
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
baby | clouds | eagle (bird) | infant | perch | ram (animal) | religious and mythological subject | rock | sitting | sky | thunderbolts
Associated People:
Jupiter
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:21795
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