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Creator:
Print made by William Say, 1768–1834, British
after Lodovico Carracci, 1555–1619, Italian
Title:
The Ecstasy of St. Francis
Date:
1809
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 3/8 × 16 1/2 inches (54.3 × 41.9 cm), Plate: 19 1/2 × 15 1/4 inches (49.5 × 38.7 cm), and Image: 15 1/2 × 12 inches (39.4 × 30.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "Painted by Carraca | 70.1009"; inscribed in graphite, lower center: "St. Francis"; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Engraved by W. Say | T.M. Papsworth No.21"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: #46"; inscribed in graphite, verso, upper left: "2/2/-"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.490
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
angels | apparition | Christianity | hands | light | monk | mystic | religious and mythological subject | robes | saint | St. Francis of Assisi in ecstasy | stigmata | wings
Associated People:
St. Francis
God
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22178
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