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Creator:
Print made by George Graham, active 1786–1813
Published by John Boydell, 1720–1804, British
Title:
Elkanah, Hannah and Samuel
Date:
1815
Medium:
Mezzotint (proof without letters) on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20 3/4 × 25 5/8 inches (52.7 × 65.1 cm), Plate: 18 7/8 × 22 5/8 inches (47.9 × 57.5 cm), and Image: 17 1/4 × 21 1/2 inches (43.8 × 54.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left:: "o/a"; lower center: "19 3/8 / 23 1/8 | No.8 | 772394"; lower right: "Proof | 4a Un de | A "

Lettered below image, lower left: But Hannah went not up; for she said unto her husband, I will not go up until the child be weaned, and then I will bring him , that he may appear"; lower right: "before the LORD, and there abide for ever. And Elkanah her husband said unto her, Do what seemeth thee good;-1st Samuel, Chp 1 verse 22 &23."; lower center: "ELKANAH, HANNAH, AND SAMUEL. | LONDON: PUBLISHED MAY 1st. 1815, by BOYDELL & Co. 90 CHEAPSIDE."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.705
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
belt | Bible | birth and childhood of Samuel (1 Samuel 1-2:21) | cape | chair | cloak | cloud | cow | cradling | curtain | drapery | father | feather | field | gesturing | herd | hill | horse | horseback riding | husband | infant | jewel | mother | pillar | religious and mythological subject | Samuel growing up in the temple of Shiloh | sitting | sleeping | son | story of Samuel | temple | tree | turban | wife
Associated People:
Samuel
Elkanah, husband of Hannah, and the father of her children including her first, Samuel
Hannah, one of the wives of Elkanah mentioned in the First Book of Samuel. According to the Hebrew Bible she was the mother of Samuel
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22402
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