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Creator:
Print made by Johann Philip Koch, ca. 1716–1796, German
after Joseph-Marie Vien the elder, 1716–1809, French
Published by Johann Philip Koch, ca. 1716–1796, German
Title:
Die Unschuldige Susana - Susanna Innocens
Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint printed in blue ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 × 19 1/2 inches (40.6 × 49.5 cm) and Plate: 13 3/8 × 17 inches (34 × 43.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "KHK5"

Lettered lower center: "Die unschuldige Susana. | Susanna innocens."; lower left: "Susanna, schones Kind, es gieng dir wunderlich! | Ein bases alter Paar verband sich widler dich | Ein reiner Jungling hat, was die verliebten Alten | Dir zu entriehn gesucht, durch seinen Witz er[...]ten."; lower right: "Difficilem experta est fortunam casta Susanna; | Adgrediuntur eam fraude et amore senes | Detegit at invenis laqueos, et acumine mentis | Liberat infontem, punit eoque reos. | Ioh. Ph. Koch exc. A.V."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1355
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bathing | Cartouche | Christianity | cloak | dog | elders | ewer | fear | fountain | Judaism | lust | nude | Old Testament | pouring | religious and mythological subject | shell | staff | tricking | wife | woman
Associated People:
Susanna
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:23205
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