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

The Tomb of Mary Magdalene

Date:
1690s
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed to plate): 9 × 11 7/16 inches (22.9 × 29.1 cm) and Image: 8 5/8 × 11 3/8 inches (21.9 × 28.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, upper left: "366"

Lettered, lower left: "B.Lens fe:"; lettered, lower center: "Mary . Magdelens . Toomb ."; lettered, lower right: "Sold by B.Lens between Bridewell Bridge & Fleet Bridge in Black Friers-"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.999
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arrow | bones | bust | cave | Christianity | flowers | men | monument | mountain | pillar | pool | relic | religious and mythological subject | skull (skeleton component) | statues | tomb | vines | visitors | women
Associated People:
Mary Magdalen, Saint
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22689
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