Time Clipping the Wings of Cupid
- Mezzotint on medium, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
- 20 1/2 × 14 1/2 inches (52.1 × 36.8 cm), 20 × 14 inches (50.8 × 35.6 cm), and 18 1/16 × 13 15/16 inches (45.9 × 35.4 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "436"
Lettered, lower left: "Ant.Van Dyck Eques *Pinxt."; lettered, lower right: "Jas. Mc.Ardell Fect."; lettered, lower center: "From the Original in the Collection of HIs Grace the Duke of Marlboroughh at Blenheim. | 5 feet 11 inches High. 3 feet 8 inchs. Wide."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
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- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- arrow | broken | clippers | cloud | early life, prime youth of Cupid | feather | god | infancy, upbringing of Cupid | infant | leaning | pain | pillar | quiver | religious and mythological subject | rock | scythe | skull | stump | suffering, misfortune of Cupid | tree | trimming | wings
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Print made by James McArdell, ca. 1729–1765, Irish, Time Clipping the Wings of Cupid, undated
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