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Creator:
Print made by Bernard Lens, 1659–1725, British
after Sir Anthony Van Dyck, 1599–1641, Flemish, active in Britain (1620–21; 1632–34; 1635–41)
Title:

Bacchus

Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed to plate): 12 1/2 × 9 1/16 inches (31.8 × 23 cm) and Image: 11 7/8 × 8 15/16 inches (30.2 × 22.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "284"

Lettered, lower left: "van Dyk pinx: B Lens fe:"; lettered, lower center: "Bachus Printed & Sold by John King at the | Globe in the Poultrey London."; lettered, lower right: "J Beckett"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1060
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
buildings | carrying | cheetah | children | cloth | dancing | drunk | god | grapes | holding | monuments | path | religious and mythological subject | servants | trees | vase | vines
Associated People:
Bacchus
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22750
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