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Creator:
Print made by John Smith, 1652–1743, British
after Pierre Berchet, 1659–1720, French
Title:

Diana and Acteon

Date:
1705
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 5/8 × 15 3/4 inches (29.5 × 40 cm), Plate: 9 7/8 × 13 3/4 inches (25.1 × 34.9 cm), and Image: 9 13/16 × 13 11/16 inches (24.9 × 34.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "John Smith"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "#35"

Lettered, lower right: "P. Berchet in. et pinx. J. Smith fec. et ex."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1254
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
antlers | arch | bathing | bow | goddess | hunter | hunting dogs | lake | man | metamorphoses of male persons into mammals | mountain | nudes | nymphs | punishment | quiver | religious and mythological subject | rocks | spear | stag | trees
Associated People:
Diana
Actaeon
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:23102
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