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Creator:
Print made by John Smith, 1652–1743, British
after Jan Griffier the Elder, ca. 1645–1718, Dutch, active in Britain (from ca. 1672)
Title:

Eagle and Hare

Additional Title(s):

A Hare, Ensnared by the Talons, of a Bird of Prey

Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed to plate): 5 5/8 × 8 inches (14.3 × 20.3 cm) and Image: 5 3/8 × 8 inches (13.7 × 20.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, center left: "434a"

Lettered, lower left: J.Griffier fe:"; lettered, lower right: "J. Smith ex:"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1243
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:23091
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