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Creator:
Print made by Johann Jacobus Haid, 1704–1767
after Andreas Nilson, active 1724
Title:
Das Pharao Spiel
Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 1/2 × 16 1/8 inches (31.8 × 41 cm) and Image: 11 1/16 x 15 15/16 inches (28.1 x 40.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left: "Larva cave fortuna tibi mutabilis errat, | Ancipiti ludo disce referre pedem. | Nam multorum equidem numorum quoeris | Fahentem at chartam perdere cernis opes. | J. E. Nilson invent."; lower center: "DAS PHARO SPIEL."; lower right: "Vermumte Lustbarkeit bey wandelbahrem Gluck! | die Karte wendet sich, verwegner geh zuruck, | du denekst in Eile zwar ein Capital zu ziehen, | Merck wan das blat betrugt, mus GLuck u. Vortheil fliehe. | J. J. Haid sc. et excud. Aug. Vind."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1425
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bows | candles | card games | card table | cards | cloaks | coats | costume | cuffs | dance | dice | feathers | games | genre subject | lace | leisure | masks | men | money | nobility | party | ruffs | women
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:23278
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