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Creator:
Print made by Isaac Beckett, 1652/3–1719, British
Title:

Cupid's Tent

Date:
1680s
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed to plate): 9 7/16 × 7 5/16 inches (24 × 18.5 cm) and Image: 9 x 7 3/16 inches (22.8 x 18.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower center: "334"

Lettered in black ink, lower center: "Cupids Tent"; lower right: "I Beckett ex:"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.823
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bow (weapon) | boy | clipping | god | mythology | nudes | portrait | religious and mythological subject | sleeping | stealing | suffering, misfortune of Cupid | tent | wings (costume accessories) | women
Associated People:
Cupid
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22514
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