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Creator:
Print made by Prince Rupert, 1619–1682, British
after Matthew Merian, 1621–1687, Swiss
Title:
The Magdalen
Date:
1659
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 1/16 × 6 3/4 inches (23 × 17.1 cm) and Image: 8 1/8 × 6 3/16 inches (20.6 × 15.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, upper left: "210"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "Ku/u/w | a21623"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "3"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, verso, lower left: "T.J.T."

Collector's mark, verso, black ink, : "J.G."

Lettered, lower let: "RUPERTUS. D.G.C.P.D.B. PRINCEPS IMPERij"; lettered, lower center: "Animi gratia lusit."; lettered, lower right: "M. Merian pinxit."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.27
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
awe | Christianity | cloth | drapery studies | gazing | genre | New Testament | praying | saint | woman
Associated People:
Mary Magdalene, Saint (early 1st c. AD – mid-late 1st c. AD)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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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:21914
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