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Creator:
Print made by Wallerant Vaillant, 1623–1677, Dutch
after Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, 1571–1610, Italian
Title:

David with the Head of Goliath

Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed to plate): 7 3/4 × 9 3/4 inches (19.7 × 24.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, upper right: "2"; inscribed in graphite, verso, center right: "2"

Watermark

Lettered, lower left: "W. Vaillant faeit."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1100
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
Christianity | David with Goliath's head | faith | giants (mythological beings) | Judaism | Old Testament | rope | sack | sword | tunic | youth
Associated People:
God
David, biblical king of Israel
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22790
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