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Creator:
Print made by Valentine Green, 1739–1813, British
after Federico Barocci, ca. 1535–1612, Italian
Title:
The Salutation
Date:
1778
Medium:
Mezzotint (? state) on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 25 1/2 × 18 7/8 inches (64.8 × 47.9 cm), Plate: 24 1/2 × 18 inches (62.2 × 45.7 cm), and Image: 22 7/8 × 17 7/8 inches (58.1 × 45.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower center: "No. 23"

Lettered below image, lower left: "Fredericus Barocci Pinxit. | Published Nov.r 17 1778 by John Boydell Engraver in Cheapeside"; Engraved by V. Green Engraver in Mezzotinto to his Majesty and to the Elector Palatine"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.480
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
angel | basket | bird | book | building | cloud | drapery | flower (plant) | flower pot | hill | horizon line | house | jewel | kneeling | light | reading | religious and mythological subject | sitting | stairs | the Annunciation: Mary, usually reading, is visited by the angel (sometimes a woman overhears the conversation) - AA - Mary to the left, the angel to the right | tree | window | wings | woman
Associated People:
The Virgin Mary
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22169
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