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Creator:
Print made by William Faithorne, 1656–ca. 1701, British
after Antoine Coypel, 1661–1722, French
Published by John Bowles, 1701–1779, British
Title:

Mary Commended, Martha Reprehended

Date:
between 1752 and 1768
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
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)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

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:
B1970.3.903
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)
Martha, sister of Mary of Bethany
Mary of Bethany (1stC), biblical figure
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22594
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