Such Helen was...
- Additional Title(s):
Amelie, Countess of Yarmouth
Amalie Sophie Marianne von Wallmoden
A Greek Lady
- Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream, laid paper
- Sheet: 14 3/8 × 10 3/16 inches (36.5 × 25.9 cm), Plate: 12 7/8 × 8 7/8 inches (32.7 × 22.5 cm), and Image: 10 1/2 × 8 13/16 inches (26.7 × 22.4 cm)
Inscribed in pen and brown ink, verso, lower center: ": [...] 10.auvril, 1765"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "Countess of Yarmouth | #125"
Lettered, lower left: "Peter Van Hoogh Pinxt."; lettered, lower right: "G De Koning fecit"; lettered, lower center: "Such HELEN was, & who can blame the Boy | That in so bright a flame consum/d his Troy, | But had like Virtue shin'd in the fair Greek | The Amorous Shepherd had not dar'd to seek | Or hope for Pity; but with silent moan | And better fate had perished alone;"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
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Print made by G de Köning, active ca. 1740, British, Such Helen was.., 1765
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