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Creator:
George Siegmund Facius, 1750–1804
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:
West Window of the Chapel, New College Oxford, Angel Contemplating the Mystery of the Cross
Date:
1785
Medium:
Stipple engraving on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 7/8 × 24 3/4 inches (50.5 × 62.9 cm) and Image: 18 11/16 × 23 1/4 inches (47.5 × 59.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower center: "Publish'd Septr. 1st, 1785, by John Boydell, Engraver in Cheapside, London."; lettered, lower right: "Engrav'd by G.S. &.J.G.Facius."; lettered, lower left: "Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds | Drawn by Josiah Boydell."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10341
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
angel | clouds | contemplation | cross (object) | light | religious and mythological subject | scroll | wings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:26397
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