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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:
Two Women Listening to a Bird, with a Man Holding a Gun
Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 7/16 x 17 5/8 inches (34.1 x 44.8 cm), Plate: 10 1/2 x 15 1/16 inches (26.7 x 38.2 cm), and Image: 9 7/16 x 15 1/16 inches (23.9 x 38.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "KHK 40"

Lettered, lower left: "Johann Baptista Piazzetta Venetus delineavit"; lower center: "Johann Christian Leopold excudit Agusta Vindelicorum"; lower right: "Johann Gottfried Haid Sculpsit | a. 28."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1390
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bird | birdcage | caps | gaze | genre subject | gun (small arm) | listening | man | peasants | rifle | sleeves | thoughtful | watching | women
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:23242
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