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Creator:
John Dean, 1754–1798, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:
Moses in the Bulrushes [Reclining Child]
Date:
1786
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 1/8 × 17 5/8 inches (33.3 × 44.8 cm), Plate: 11 5/16 × 13 15/16 inches (28.7 × 35.4 cm), and Image: 10 1/4 × 13 7/8 inches (26 × 35.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "IV 221"

Watermark

Lettered, lower left: "Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds."; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by J.Dean."; lettered, lower center: "Publish'd March 7th 1786, by J.Dean, No.12, [Benwick] Street, Soho."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10369
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
blanket | bulrush | grass | infant | Moses (alone) in the bulrushes | reed | religious and mythological subject | river | riverbank | tree
Associated Places:
Egypt | Nile
Associated People:
Moses
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:26425
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