Print made by John Cousen, 1804–1880, British, Mercury and Herse, 1842
Mercury and Herse
- Etching and line engraving; engraver's proof on thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper, with cream chine collé
- Sheet: 27 1/2 × 23 inches (69.9 × 58.4 cm), Plate: 24 5/8 × 18 7/8 inches (62.5 × 47.9 cm), Image: 21 1/4 × 18 inches (54 × 45.7 cm), and Chine collé: 18 1/2 × 15 1/8 inches (47 × 38.4 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "655"; lower right: "E. H. G."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
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- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- arches | bridges | landscape | men | religious and mythological subject | river | temple | trees | women
- Associated People:
- Herse, figure in Greek mythology, daughter of Cecrops, sister to Aglauros and Pandrosos
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