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Creator:
Print made by Henri Toussaint, 1849–1911, French
Title:

John Paul Jones

Date:
1906
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper with cream chine colle
Dimensions:
Sheet: 27 7/16 × 21 5/8 inches (69.7 × 54.9 cm), Plate: 23 3/16 × 18 3/8 inches (58.9 × 46.7 cm), and Image: 22 3/16 × 17 3/16 inches (56.4 × 43.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "#27"

Lettered, upper center: "THE BATTLE BETWEEN | THE SERAPIS AND THE BONHOMME RICHARD"; lettered, lower center: "1747 JOANNI PAULO JONES CLASSIS PRAEFECTO 1792"; lettered, lower left: "FUNERAL HONORS RENDERED THE REMAINS | OF ADMIRAL J. PAUL JONES -- PARIS 6 JULY 1905"; lettered, lower right: "CHAPEL IN WHICH REPOSE THE REMAINS | OF ADMIRAL JOHN PAUL JONES -- ANNAPOLIS."; lettered, lower left: "House in Paris in which | John Paul Jones died | No.42 [?] de [Tousnon]"; lettered, lower right: "H. TOUSSAINT delt et Sculpt. | Copyright by H. Toussaint 1906"

Signed, lower right: "H. Toussaint"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.714
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:22411
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