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Creator:
Print made by James McArdell, ca. 1729–1765, Irish
after Sir Anthony Van Dyck, 1599–1641, Flemish, active in Britain (1620–21; 1632–34; 1635–41)
Title:

Time Clipping the Wings of Cupid

Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20 1/2 × 14 1/2 inches (52.1 × 36.8 cm), Plate: 20 × 14 inches (50.8 × 35.6 cm), and Image: 18 1/16 × 13 15/16 inches (45.9 × 35.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

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
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1333
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
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
Associated People:
Chronos
Cupid
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:23182
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