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Creator:
Print made by Bernard Lens, 1659–1725, British
after Hendrik de Clerck, 1570–1629, Flemish
Title:

The Four Elements

Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 5/8 × 10 1/16 inches (34.6 × 25.6 cm), Plate: 13 3/8 × 9 7/8 inches (34 × 25.1 cm), and Image: 12 15/16 × 9 13/16 inches (32.9 × 24.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, below image, lower left: "819"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "277"

Lettered, lower left: "H. de Clerck delineavit B Lens fecit"; lettered, lower center: "The Four Elementes."; lettered, lower right: "Cumm Privilegio Regis"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.998
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
air | birds | earth | elements | fire | fires | flying | fruit | headdresses | lake | mountains | nudes | pouring | religious and mythological subject | shells | sitting | smoke | torches (lighting devices) | urns | water | women
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22688
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