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Creator:
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Louis Sailliar, 1748–1795, French
Title:

Birth of Bacchus

Part Of:

Collective Title: Iconographie Anglaise par Reynolds et Autres

Date:
1788
Medium:
Stipple engraving on thick, moderately textured, beige, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20 5/8 × 15 1/2 inches (52.4 × 39.4 cm), Plate: 14 1/8 × 11 inches (35.9 × 27.9 cm), and Image: 12 × 10 3/8 inches (30.5 × 26.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphie, verso, lower right: "IV 212"

Lettered, lower left: "Sir Joshua Reynolds Pinxit"; lettered, lower right: "Sailliar Sculpsit."; lettered, lower center: "BIRTH OF BACCHUS. | Publish'd June 24th, 1788, by John & Josiah Boydell No.90 Cheapside London"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10356
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
vines
Associated People:
Bacchus
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:26412
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