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

Jupiter and Semele

Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 5/8 × 7 7/8 inches (16.8 × 20 cm), Plate: 6 1/16 × 7 7/16 inches (15.4 × 18.9 cm), and Image: 5 3/4 × 7 3/8 inches (14.6 × 18.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, center left: "317B"

Lettered, lower center: "Jupiter and Semele"; lettered, lower right: "B Lens ex."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1017
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bed | canopy | cherubs | clouds | descending | nude | priestess- Roman religion | thunderbolt | tile | woman
Associated People:
Semele
Jupiter
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22707
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