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Creator:
Print made by Isaac Beckett, 1652/3–1719, British
after Egbert van Heemskerck the Elder, ca. 1634–1704, Dutch
Title:

Marriage and Confession

Additional Title(s):

Betwixt a Subtile Priest

Date:
between 1681 and 1688
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, moderately textured, laid paper
Dimensions:
10 11/16 x 7 3/4 inches (27.2 x 19.7 cm), 10 7/16 x 7 3/8 inches (26.5 x 18.8 cm), and 9 7/16 x 7 3/8 inches (24 x 18.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower center: "336"

Lettered in black ink, lower center: "Betwixt a subtile Priest & cursed Wife | I'm plagu'd for my transgression [vertical line] The two great Follyes of my Life | Is Marriage & Confession."; lower left: "E Hemskyrke pinx:"; lower right: "I Beckett fec:"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.824
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
apron (main garment) | chair | collars (neckwear) | confession | cross (object) | genre subject | gesture | hat | headscarf | interior | listening | marriage | men | monks | smiling | woman
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22515
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