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Creator:
Print made by John Raphael Smith, 1752–1812, British
after John Raphael Smith, 1752–1812, British
Title:

Eloisa

Date:
1777
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 1/2 × 8 inches (26.7 × 20.3 cm), Plate: 10 1/4 × 7 3/4 inches (26 × 19.7 cm), and Image: 8 5/8 × 7 5/8 inches (21.9 × 19.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "S. no 192"

Watermark

Lettered, lower right: "Design'd & engraved by J.R.Smith"; lettered, lower center: "ELOISA | What means this tumult in a Vestals view? | Vide Popes Eloisa to Abelard. | Publish'd Jany. 1 1777 by J. Boydell Engraver in Cheapside London."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.946
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22636
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