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Creator:
Print made by John Simon, 1675–1755, French
after Etienne Jeaurat, 1699–1789, French
Title:

The Devout

Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thck, moderately textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 3/4 × 10 7/16 inches (37.5 × 26.5 cm), Plate: 13 13/16 × 9 7/8 inches (35.1 × 25.1 cm), and Image: 12 5/16 × 9 7/8 inches (31.3 × 25.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "#92"

Watermark

Lettered, lower left: "Etienne Jeaurat pinx | How amiable the Fair, who's thoughts & Deeds, | From rules of Piety & Truth proceeds;"; lettered, lower center: "The Devout"; lettered, lower right: "J. Simon fec & ex. | Who's Mind unto no sensual pleasures given | But in her Breast enjoys a perfect Heaven."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1155
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
books | Christianity | columns | contemplation | crucifix | dress | faith | ivy | landscape | monastery | mountain | praying | reading | religious and mythological subject | trees | veil | woman
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:23000
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