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Creator:
Print made by Bernard Lens, 1659–1725, British
Title:
St. John in the Wilderness
Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 3/16 × 8 9/16 inches (31 × 21.7 cm), Plate: 11 1/16 × 7 13/16 inches (28.1 × 19.8 cm), and Image: 10 3/4 × 7 3/4 inches (27.3 × 19.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "384"

Lettered, lower left: "B Lens fe: cum Privilegio Regis."; lettered, lower center: "St. John in the Wilderness."; lettered lower right: "E. Cooper exc:"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1004
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
barefoot | camel hair | cross (object) | crosses (motifs) | halos | John the Baptist; possible attributes: book, reed cross, baptismal cup, honeycomb, lamb, staff - early life of male saint | lamb | mountain | obedience | prophet | reed | religious and mythological subject | sitting | trees | vines | wilderness
Associated People:
St. John the Baptist
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22694
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