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Creator:
Print made by Johann Philip Koch, ca. 1716–1796, German
after Johann Esaias Nilson, 1721–1788, German
Published by Johann Philip Koch, ca. 1716–1796, German
Title:

L'Hiver - Der Winter

Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 7/8 × 19 1/2 inches (40.3 × 49.5 cm) and Plate: 13 1/4 × 17 inches (33.7 × 43.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "KHK4"

Lettered lower center: "L' | Hyver. | Der | Winter"; inside image, lower left: "L'Hyver est de retour cette Saison | cruelle, | On cherche aupres du vin un etrangere | ardeur | Mais un depit l'Hyver mon adorable | Belle | N'a pas pour le present moins amour | da son coeur. | I. Esaias Nilson inv. et delin."; lower right: "Man macht sich diese Zeit durch man- | chen Scherz zu Nutz, | Der Wein mus bey dem Frost das kalte Hertz | entzunden | Doch meine Schone laft dem Winter selbst | zum Trutz | Ein Hertze voller Glut und Liebes-Hitze | finden. Ioh. Phil. Koch excudit"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1354
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:23204
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