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Creator:
Print made by Johann Jacobus Haid, 1704–1767
Title:
Potus Calidæ Theiæ
Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 5/16 x 19 1/4 inches (38.9 x 48.9 cm), Plate: 13 x 16 3/4 inches (33 x 42.5 cm), and Image: 11 7/8 x 16 11/16 inches (30.1 x 42.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "KHK 80"; on back, lower center: "2 rev"

Lettered, lower left: "POTUS CALIDÆ THEIÆ | (text divided into two columns, left column) Sistit alitque sitim calida mapscula virgo, | Hagrat amore, animo nescia ferre sitim. | (right column) O si conceptas deleret frigida flamas | Nam cito sum lacrymis tristis amaror adest."; lower right: "DER HEISE THEETRANK. | (text divided into two columns, left column) Das frauenzuner stillt den Durst mit heiBem Trank, | O! Ware nicht das Herz an heiBer Liebe krank! | (right column) Und konte WaBer sich in diese Flam ergiesen, | SO durfften Thranen nicht zulezt fur Zucker flieBen. | J. J. Haid exud. A. V."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1430
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cap | chair | curls | drawer (furniture component) | dress | drinking | food | genre subject | happy | hot | sleeves | smiling | smoke | spoon, tea | steam | stirring rods | table | tea | tea chest | tea service (tableware) | teacup | teapot | thoughtful | water | woman
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:23283
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