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Creator:
Print made by Johann Gottfried Haid, 1704–1767, German, active in Britain
after Giovanni Battista Piazzetta, 1682–1754, Italian
Published by Johann Christian Leopold, 1699–1755, German
Title:

Portrait of a Boy with a Sword

Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 1/16 x 14 1/2 inches (53.5 x 36.9 cm), Plate: 15 1/16 x 10 11/16 inches (38.3 x 27.2 cm), and Image: 13 3/16 x 10 11/16 inches (33.5 x 27.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

inscribed in graphite, upper left: "KHK 37"

Lettered, lower lefT: "Johann Baptista Piazzetta Venetus delineavit."; lower center: "Johann Christian Leopold excudit Agusta Vindelicorum"; lower right: "Johann Gottfried Haid Sculpsit | a. 24"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1387
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boy | genre subject | hilt | mantle | playing | posing | shirt | sword | youth
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:23239
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