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Creator:
Print made by Richard Earlom, 1743–1822, British
after Gerbrand van den Eeckhout, 1621–1674, Dutch
Title:

Mordecai

Date:
1787
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed to plate): 19 3/8 × 23 5/8 inches (49.2 × 60 cm) and Image: 17 7/8 × 23 inches (45.4 × 58.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, lower left: "6"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower center: "47"; lower right: "469"

Lettered inside image, lower right: "RE 1786"; lettered below image, lower left: "Gerbrant Vanders Eeckhart Pinxit"; right: "Richard Earlom Sculpsit"; center: "John and Josiah Boydell excudit 1787 | MORDECAI."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.519
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
advisor | bowing | Christianity | city walls | crowd | crown | guards | horse (animal) | Judaism | kneeling | men | Mordecai's advancement | Old Testament | religious and mythological subject | spears | turbans
Associated People:
Mordecai
King Ahasuerus
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22207
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