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Creator:
Print made by James Daniell, active ca. 1780–1820, British
after John Singleton Copley, 1738–1815, American, active in Britain (from 1776)
Title:

Samuel Declareth to Eli the Judgements of God Upon his House

Date:
1805
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 26 × 20 1/8 inches (66 × 51.1 cm), Plate: 26 × 19 3/4 inches (66 × 50.2 cm), and Image: 25 × 19 3/4 inches (63.5 × 50.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "20 1/2 / 26 1/2 | No. 10 | 72375"

Lettered below image, left: "Painted by J SingletonCopley R.A Elect"; below image, right: "Engraved by James Daniell"; lower center: "SAMUEL declareth to ELI the JUDGEMENTS of GOD upon his HOUSE. | And Samuel told him every whit, and hid nothing from him. | I.Samuel Chap 3. Ver 18. | And he said it is the Lord: let him do what seemeth him good. | London Published Jan.y 1st, 1805 by James Daniell No. 480 Strand. | Se Vend a Londres Chez James Daniell Graveur, 480 Strand."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.493
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bells | boy | breastplate | elder | ewers | girdle (belt) | incense | Judaism | judgements | Old Testament | prophet | religious and mythological subject | robes | Samuel tells Eli what the Lord has said | servant | talking | thurible
Associated People:
Eli
Samuel
God
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22181
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