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Creator:
Print made by Abraham Blooteling, 1640–1690, Dutch
after Camillo Procaccini, ca. 1551–1629, Italian
Published by Abraham Blooteling, 1640–1690, Dutch
Title:
The Temptation of Saint Anthony
Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, moderately textured, beige laid paper, laid on contemporary mount made of moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 18 13/16 x 11 11/16 inches (47.8 x 29.7 cm), Sheet: 14 5/8 x 9 1/16 inches (37.2 x 23 cm), and Image: 14 1/8 x 9 1/16 inches (35.9 x 23 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "175"; on mount, lower right: "ok"; on mount verso, lower left: "75"; lower center: "23"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Camilo Prochacino delineauit."; lower right: "A. Blooteling fecit. et excud."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.7
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
attacking | chains | demons | devil | dragons | horns | killing | men | portrait | religious and mythological subject | saint | satyr | serpents | St. Antony Abbot tormented by devils, attacking him on the ground or carrying him aloft | temptation | wings | woman
Associated People:
Anthony the Great (c. 251–356)
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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Darkness Into Light - The Early Mezzotint (Yale University Art Gallery, 1976-02-03 - 1976-04-11)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:21893
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