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Creator:
Print made by John Dean, 1754–1798, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Published by John Dean, 1754–1798, British
Title:

Moses in the Bulrushes

Date:
1786
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 3/4 x 14 5/16 inches (29.8 x 36.3 cm), Plate: 11 7/16 x 13 15/16 inches (29 x 35.4 cm), and Image: 10 7/16 x 13 15/16 inches (26.5 x 35.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, upper left: "21 3/4 x 18"; on back, lower left: "H II"; on back, lower right: "270 (encircled)"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Painted by Sir Josha. Reynolds"; lower center: "MOSES in the BULRUSHES. | Published May 8th,, 1786, by J,, Dean Bentinck Street, Soho."; lower right: "Engraved by J. Dean"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.306
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
baby | basket | blankets (coverings) | Christianity | Judaism | landscape | Moses (alone) in the bulrushes | portrait | reeds | religious and mythological subject | trees
Associated People:
Moses
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:21798
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