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Creator:
Print made by William Faithorne, 1656–ca. 1701, British
after Antoine Coypel, 1661–1722, French
Published by Edward Cooper, active 1682 –died 1725, British
Title:
Mary Commended, Martha Reprehended
Date:
between 1690 and 1703
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 1/8 × 12 11/16 inches (23.2 × 32.2 cm) and Image: 8 13/16 x 12 11/16 inches (22.4 x 32.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, center left: "338"; lower right: "499"

Lettered, lower left: "A Coypel pinx W Faithorne fec:"; lower center: "Mary Commended, Martha Reprehended:"; lower right: "E Cooper Ex:"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.902
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
beard | fire | gesturing | kneeling | Mary kneels weeping before Christ; sometimes Christ is also shown weeping | pointing | religious and mythological subject | robes | sisters | talking | women
Associated People:
Jesus Christ (7-2 BC/BCE to 30-36 AD/CE)
Mary of Bethany (1stC), biblical figure
Martha, sister of Mary of Bethany
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22593
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