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Creator:
Print made by Bernard Lens, 1659–1725, British
Published by John Smith, 1652–1743, British
Title:

Bacchus and Ariadne

Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed to plate): 9 × 7 inches (22.9 × 17.8 cm) and Image: 8 5/8 × 6 3/4 inches (21.9 × 17.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, upper left: "77"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "227B"

Lettered, lower left: "B Lens fe:"; lettered, lower center: "Bacchus et Ariadne"; lettered, lower right: "J Smith ex:"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1168
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
armband | beauty | cherub | cloth | clouds | crown | love | nude | staff | trees | vines | wife | wreath
Associated People:
Ariadne
Bacchus
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:23015
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