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Creator:
Print made by John Smith, 1652–1743, British
Title:

Cleopatra

Former Title(s):

Hymenae

Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed to plate): 5 11/16 × 4 9/16 inches (14.4 × 11.6 cm) and Image: 5 5/16 × 4 1/2 inches (13.5 × 11.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, upper left: "153"

Lettered, lower center: "Prodiga luxuries rerum, vetitique HYMENAES, | Haec Scelerum tandem praemia digna ferunt"; lettered, lower right: "J. Smith ex."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1194
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:23041
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