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Creator:
Print made by Richard Earlom, 1743–1822, British
after Benjamin West, 1738–1820, American, active in Britain (from 1763)
Title:

Agrippina

Date:
1776
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 1/4 × 28 1/2 inches (54 × 72.4 cm), Plate: 21 × 27 3/4 inches (53.3 × 70.5 cm), and Image: 19 1/2 × 27 3/4 inches (49.5 × 70.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, upper left: "Not cut | 9/ | Putt Feb 11 91"; lower left: "18"; lower right: "18"

Lettered below image, lower left: "Painted by Benjamin West | Historical painter to His Majesty"; Center: "Agrippina | Publish'd July 1st, 1776 by John Boydell Cheapeside London"; Right: "Engrav'd by Richard Earlom 1776"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.685
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22382
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