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Creator:
Print made by John Smith, 1652–1743, British
after Correggio, ca. 1489/94–1534, Italian
Title:

The Triumph of Galatea

Additional Title(s):

Acis and Galatea

Date:
1701
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 17 × 9 7/8 inches (43.2 × 25.1 cm), Plate: 16 11/16 × 9 5/8 inches (42.4 × 24.4 cm), and Image: 16 3/16 × 9 5/8 inches (41.1 × 24.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, upper left: "26 | 1"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "#1"

Lettered, lower center: "A:da Correggio Pinx: J:Smith Fecit 1701. Ex collectione Nobilissimi Marchionis Normanbiae. | Sold by J. Smith at Ye Lyon & Crown in Russell street Covent Garden-"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1253
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
armband | arrows | bows | bracelets | clouds | crown | cupids | doves | mountains | necklace | nude | nymph | pearls | quiver | reins | religious and mythological subject | sea | shell | shore (landform) | triumph | wings | woman
Associated People:
Galatea
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:23101
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