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Creator:
Print made by Johann Jacobus Haid, 1704–1767
Title:
La lanterne magique
Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 5/16 x 13 7/16 inches (49 x 34.2 cm), Plate: 15 11/16 x 10 3/16 inches (39.9 x 25.9 cm), and Image: 13 3/4 x 10 3/16 inches (35 x 25.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "KHK 84"

Lettered, lower left: "La Lanterne Magique. | Cette lumiere satisfait notre curiosite, | elle represente les choses quoiqu' eloigness: | quand on regard avec attention | une ouvrage si curieuse, une si belle invention."; lower center: "No. 31"; lower right: "Die Magische Laterne. | Schaut dieses Kunst stuck an, geliebtes Frauenzimer | ihr shet was entfernt bey diesem Glast und Schimer | doch durfft euch dieses Licht nicht jederzeit anstehen, | wan man, was ihr offt denckt, solt bey demsellen sehn. | J. J. Haid excud. Aug. VInd."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1434
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
awe | caps | children | examining | fear | genre subject | lantern | magic | magic lantern | man | playing | scarves (costume accessories) | watching | women
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:23287
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