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Creator:
Print made by Robert Dunkarton, 1744–1811, British
after Giovanni Guercino, 1591–1666, Italian
Title:

Joseph Sold by his Brethren

Date:
1782
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 3/8 × 25 inches (54.3 × 63.5 cm), Plate: 21 × 24 inches (53.3 × 61 cm), and Image: 19 3/4 × 24 inches (50.2 × 61 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "3182 | 04 | rs-"; lower center: "No. 22 | Joseph sold"; lower right: "S. h. 2 34 | [...] | N 88."

Lettered below image, lower left: "Guerchino Pinxit | Jus la Boydell Delini"; center: "John Boydell excudit 1782 | Publish'd Jan.ry 1st, 1782 by John Boydell Engraver in Cheapside London"; lower right:"Dunkarton Sculptit"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.530
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
brothers | Christianity | coins | counting | dog | exchange | jealousy | Judaism | Old Testament | plotting | religious and mythological subject | rocks | slavers | sword | talking | turbans | youth
Associated People:
Joseph
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22218
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