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Creator:
Print made by William Faithorne, 1656–ca. 1701, British
Published by John Bowles & Son, 1701–1779, British
Title:
Sylvio and Dorinda
Date:
between 1752 and 1768
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 5/16 x 14 1/8 inches (26.2 x 35.9 cm), Plate: 9 1/16 x 12 3/4 inches (23 x 32.4 cm), and Image: 8 3/4 x 12 3/4 inches (22.2 x 32.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, upper left: "#291"

Lettered, lower center: "SYLVIO and DORINDA."; lower left: "Printed for Jon,,o Bowles & Son at the Black Horse in Cornhill"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.896
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
archer | arrows | bow | bushes | cape | dog (animal) | drama | dying | falling | genre subject | holding | hunter | hunters | Il Pastor Fido (The Faithful Shepherd), 1590 | leopard | literary theme | men | mythology | nymph | old | pastoral | pelt | putti | running | sandals | togas | tragedy | tree | trees | woman | woods | wound
Associated People:
Cupid
Sylvio, the huntsman
Dorinda, the nymph
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22587
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