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Creator:
Print made by John Smith, 1652–1743, British
after Lucas Vorsterman, (engraving), 1595–1675, Flemish
after Sir Anthony Van Dyck, 1599–1641, Flemish, active in Britain (1620–21; 1632–34; 1635–41)
Published by John Smith, 1652–1743, British
Title:

Pieta

Date:
between 1681 and 1688
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 11/16 × 6 15/16 inches (14.4 × 17.6 cm) and Plate: 5 7/16 × 6 11/16 inches (13.8 × 17 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "250b"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1182
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
body | cherub | Christianity | cloth | clouds | cross (object) | crown of thorns | death | halos | mourning | nails | pain | Passion | praying | religious and mythological subject | sacrifice | veil | wings | wounds
Associated People:
Jesus
Mary
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:23029
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