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Creator:
Print made by Bernard Lens, 1659–1725, British
Title:

Narcissus

Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 6 5/16 × 7 3/4 inches (16 × 19.7 cm) and Image: 5 5/8 × 7 3/16 inches (14.3 × 18.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "Died about 1741"; inscribed in graphite, veso, center left: "261B"

Lettered, lower center: "Narcissus"; lettered, lower right: "B.Lens fecit et exc."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.984
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arrows | beauty | bows | cupids | deer | dog | forest | gazing | kneeling | nude | pool | reflection | religious and mythological subject | riverbank | vanity | water | women
Associated People:
Narcissus
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22674
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