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Creator:
Print made by Richard Purcell, active 1746–1766, Irish
after Willem van Herp I, 1614–1677, Flemish
Title:

The Philosopher of Bacchus

Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 5/8 × 11 3/16 inches (39.7 × 28.4 cm), Plexiglas: 24 1/16 × 10 inches (61.1 × 25.4 cm), and Image: 12 5/16 × 10 inches (31.3 × 25.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: #57

Watermark

Lettered, lower left: "Van Harep pinxt. | N.1"; lettered, lower right: "C.Corbett fecit."; lettered, lower center: "The Philosopher of Bacchus."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1112
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22956
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