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Creator:
Print made by John Smith, 1652–1743, British
after Bartolomeo Schedoni, 1578–1615, Italian
Title:

Ego Dilecto Meo

Additional Title(s):

Virgin and Child

Date:
ca.1700
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 1/2 × 7 9/16 inches (26.7 × 19.2 cm), Plate: 10 1/16 × 7 1/16 inches (25.6 × 17.9 cm), and Image: 9 3/16 × 7 1/16 inches (23.3 × 17.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "362 | nag[ler] 327."; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "1 state before the date 1700."

Lettered, lower center: "Ego dilecto meo, et ad me conversio ejus. cant. 7.10."; lettered, lower left: "Scidon pinx:"; lettered, lower right: "Ex Museo Sim: du Bois Londini"; lettered, lower center: "J. Smith fec: | Sold by J. Smith at the Lyon and crown in Russell Street Covent - garden."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1201
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
baby | basket | Christianity | cloak | cloth | dress | mother | tunic | vase
Associated People:
The Virgin Mary
Jesus Christ (7-2 BC/BCE to 30-36 AD/CE)
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:23048
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