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Creator:
Print made by James Bretherton, ca. 1730–1806, British
after Henry William Bunbury, 1750–1811, British
Title:

Two Monks

Date:
1774
Medium:
Soft-ground etching on moderately thick, moderately textured, blued white laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 3/4 x 10 3/16 inches (32.4 x 25.9 cm), Plate: 11 1/2 x 9 5/16 inches (29.2 x 23.6 cm), and Image: 10 7/8 x 8 7/8 inches (27.7 x 22.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, center: "B (written sideways)"; on back, lower left: "44550 (encircled)"; on back, lower right: "co"

Lettered in black ink, within image, lower center: "Publish'd 1st. April 1774."; lower left: "Mr. Bunbury del."; lower right: "J: Bretherton f."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11193
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
beard | costume | cowls | cross (object) | genre subject | hoods | men | monks | pockets (costume components) | profile (figure) | religious and mythological subject | robes | rosary
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:28555
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