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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:

Portrait of Man

Additional Title(s):

Verso: Portrait of a Boy and a Dog

Date:
early 1750s
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20 1/4 x 14 15/16 inches (51.5 x 38 cm), Plate: 15 5/16 x 10 3/4 inches (38.9 x 27.3 cm), Image: 14 11/16 x 10 9/16 inches (37.3 x 26.8 cm), Plate (verso): 15 3/16 x 10 5/8 inches (38.6 x 27 cm), and Image (verso): 13 7/16 x 10 5/8 inches (34.2 x 27 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "KHK 18a"; on back, upper left: "KHK 18b"

Lettered, lower left: "Joh. Baptisa Piazzetta | Delineavit"; lower center left: "Lorenz Haid | Sculpsit"; lower center right: "Cum Gratia et Privilegio Sacri Romani | Imperii Vicariatus."; lower right: "Johann Christian Leopold Excudit | Augusta Vindelicorum. A.5." Verso, lower left: "Johann Baptista Piazzetta Venetus delineavit | Cum Gratia et Privilegio Sacre Caesareae Majestatis"; lower right: "Johann Lorenz Haid Sculpsit. | a. 22. | Johan Christian Leopold Excudit Augustace Vindelicorum"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1368
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal | beard | boy | child | cloak | collar | dog (animal) | family | gaze | genre subject | gesturing | man | moustache | old | youth
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:23218
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