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Creator:
Print made by Richard Earlom, 1743–1822, British
after David Teniers, 1610–1690, Flemish
Published 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: 28 3/8 × 26 3/4 inches (72.1 × 67.9 cm), and Image: 17 7/8 × 25 7/8 inches (45.4 × 65.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower center: "15"

Lettered below image, lower left: "Teniers, Pinx.t."; lower right: "Rich.d Earlom, Sculpts it"; lower center: "John & Josiah Boydell, Excudit 1786 | - Quid non mortaha pectora cogis, | Auri facra fames? | Virg AEn III v.56. | 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:
B1970.3.667
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:22364
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