Mary Commended, Martha Reprehended
- between 1752 and 1768
- Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, beige laid paper
- Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 9 1/8 × 12 7/8 inches (23.1 × 32.7 cm) and Image: 8 13/16 x 12 13/16 inches (22.4 x 32.5 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, on back, center left: "339"
Lettered, lower left: "A Coypel pinx W Faithorne fec:"; lower center: "Mary Commended, Martha Reprehended:"; lower right: "Printed for John Bowles at the Black Horse in Cornhill:"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- 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)
Martha, sister of Mary of Bethany
Mary of Bethany (1stC), biblical figure
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Print made by William Faithorne, 1656–ca. 1701, British, Mary Commended, Martha Reprehended, between 1752 and 1768
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