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Creator:
Print made by Johann Lorenz Haid, 1702–1750, German
after Giovanni Battista Piazzetta, 1682–1754, Italian
Published by Johann Christian Leopold, 1699–1755, German
Title:
S. Johannes
Date:
early 1750s
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20 1/16 x 14 inches (51 x 35.5 cm), Plate: 15 1/16 x 10 9/16 inches (38.2 x 26.9 cm), and Image: 13 3/4 x 10 9/16 inches (34.9 x 26.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "KHK 10"

Lettered, lower center: "S. Johannes. | Nemo, audeo dicere, tanta sublimitate sapientice majestatem vidit et nobis proprio sermone | reseravit, quam Joannes. Transcendit nubes, transcendit virtutes coelorum, transcendit an= | gelos et verbum in principio reperit, et apud Deum vidit. Ambros Prof in Luc. | Johnn Baptista Piazzetta Venetus delineavit. J. C. Leopold excudit Aug. Vind. Johann Lorenz Haid Sculpsit."; lower right: "C.4"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1360
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
apostle | book | chalice | Christian | Christianity | cloak | curls | disciple | halo | historical subject | quills | reading | religious | religious and mythological subject | solemn | steam | thoughtful | writing (processes)
Associated People:
John the Evangelist, Saint (c. 1–c. 100 AD)
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:23210
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