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Creator:
Print made by Isaac Beckett, 1652/3–1719, British
after Marcellus Laroon the Elder, 1653–1702, Dutch, active in Britain (from ca. 1660)
Title:
The Confession
Date:
between 1681 and 1688
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 1/2 × 8 1/16 inches (26.6 × 20.5 cm) and Image: 10 1/16 x 7 7/8 inches (25.5 x 20 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: "A Lovely La[...] [...] for [...] come"; on back, center: "4- 307 - | void [...] Rufuli(?)"; on back, lower center: "337"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Moroone pinx. :"; lower right: "I Beckett ex: et fe :"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.821
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bowl (vessel) | chair | cloak | commentary | confession | cross (object) | crucifix | curls | genre subject | gesture | hands | interior | kneeling | listening | man | masturbation | monk | painting (visual work) | parody | pattern (design element) | pointing | praying | religious and mythological subject | rope | satire | smiling | water | woman
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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Darkness Into Light - The Early Mezzotint (Yale University Art Gallery, 1976-02-03 - 1976-04-11)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22512
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