Print made by Edward Fisher, 1722–1785, British, Miss Kitty Fisher as 'Cleopatra Dissolving the Pearl', between 1752 and 1763
Miss Kitty Fisher as 'Cleopatra Dissolving the Pearl'
- between 1752 and 1763
- Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
- 13 7/16 x 9 3/8 inches (34.2 x 23.8 cm), 13 1/16 x 9 inches (33.1 x 22.8 cm), and 11 x 9 inches (27.9 x 22.8 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- banquet of Mark Antony and Cleopatra: she dissolves a pearl in a cup of wine, which she then drinks | braids | chalice | crown | dress | gaze | jewelry | literary theme | mantle | pearls | portrait | religious and mythological subject | sash | throne | wine
- Associated People:
- Fisher, Kitty (1741? - 1767), courtesan
Cleopatra VII Philopator (late 69 BC–30 BC), last pharaoh of Ancient Egypt
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