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Creator:
Print made by Richard Earlom, 1743–1822, British
after David Teniers, 1610–1690, Flemish
Print made by John Boydell, 1720–1804, British
Title:
The Enchantress
Date:
1786
Medium:
Mezzotint and etching on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 5/8 × 29 3/4 inches (54.9 × 75.6 cm), Plate: 18 3/8 × 26 3/4 inches (46.7 × 67.9 cm), and Image: 17 7/8 × 25 7/8 inches (45.4 × 65.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, below image, lower left: "HW | 1 ct, lc | 2436"; lower right: "The Enchantress | nu - / ox - "; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "392 | [...]"; lower center: "611 | 68"; lower right: "602"

Lettered inside image, lower left: "D TENIERS F | R EARLOM S"; lettered below image, lower left: "Teniers, Pinxit."; lower right: "Ric.d Earlom, Sculpts it"; center: "John & Josiah Boydell, Excudit 1786 | From the Original Picture of the same size, in the Collection of Sir Joshua Reynolds. | Publish'd, Jan.y 2d. 1786, by John and Josiah Boydell, Cheapeside, London."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.666
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animals | anthropomorphism | basket | cave | chains | dogs (animals) | enchantress | fish | grotesques | heads | jewelry | metamorphoses ~ classical mythology | owl | religious and mythological subject | reptiles | swords | vines | wings | woman
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22363
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