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Creator:
Print made by William Faithorne, 1656–ca. 1701, British
Published by Edward Cooper, active 1682 –died 1725, British
Title:

Sylvio and Dorinda

Part Of:

Collective Title: Il Pastor Fido

Date:
between 1680 and 1703
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 9 1/8 × 12 5/8 inches (23.1 × 32 cm) and Image: 8 7/8 x 12 5/8 inches (22.5 x 32 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, upper left: "#290"

Lettered, lower left: "W. Faithorne fec:"; lower center: "SYLVIO and DORINDA"; lower right: "E Cooper Ex:"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.897
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
archer | arrows | bow | bushes | cape | dog (animal) | drama | genre subject | hunter | hunters | Il Pastor Fido (The Faithful Shepherd), 1590 | men | mythology | old | pastoral | pelt | putti | running | sandals | togas | tragedy | tree | trees | woman | woods
Associated People:
Cupid
Sylvio, the huntsman
Dorinda, the nymph
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22588
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