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Creator:
Print made by Wallerant Vaillant, 1623–1677, Dutch
after Pieter Lastman, 1583–1633, Dutch
Title:

Jonah Escaping from the Mouth of the Whale

Additional Title(s):

Jonah, Being Expelled From the Mouth of a Sea Creature

Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 13/16 × 15 7/16 inches (30 × 39.2 cm) and Plate: 11 5/16 × 14 13/16 inches (28.7 × 37.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "W.77"; in graphite, lower left: "Jonah escaping from | the mouth of the whale | Wallerant Vaillant"; lower center: "173"; lower right: "W.77"

Lettered, lower left: "WV"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1269
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
beard | Christianity | cliff | escape | fear | Judaism | man | nude | Old Testament | prophet | religious and mythological subject | rocks | sash | sea | vine
Associated People:
Jonah
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:23117
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