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Creator:
Print made by unknown artist, eighteenth century
after Nicholas Jeaurat, 1728–1796, French
Title:

Prométhée

Additional Title(s):

Prometheus

Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 8 7/8 × 10 1/8 inches (22.5 × 25.7 cm) and Image: 8 × 10 inches (20.3 × 25.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, upper right: "83"; lower left: "C"; lower right: "1/6 | 8287"

Lettered below image, lower left: "Jeaurat Pinxit."' lower center: "Promethée"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.728
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
alone | chains | eagle (bird) | eating | liver (human anatomy) | pain | punishment | religious and mythological subject | rock | suffering | tearing | Titans | trees
Associated People:
Prometheus
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22425
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