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Creator:
Print made by David Allan, 1744–1796, British, born in Scotland
after David Allan, 1744–1796, British, born in Scotland
Title:
Pilgrims Paying Their Devotion in St. Peters at Rome
Date:
between 1773 and 1775
Medium:
Etching on moderately thick, rough, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 7/8 x 6 15/16 inches (25.1 x 17.7 cm) and Image: 9 1/4 x 6 3/4 inches (23.5 x 17.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, lower center: "Pilgrims paying their Devotion in Saint Peters at Rome."

Lettered in black ink, within image, lower left, in trunk: "ELEMOSINA PER | LA FABRICA"

signed in brown ink, lower left: "D. Allan pinxit et fecit"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10961
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arches | architecture | bags | book | boy | cap | child | Christianity | church | dog (animal) | dress | genre subject | gesture | halo | husband | interior | kerchief | kissing | kneeling | lamp | locks | luggage | mantle | men | pilasters | pilgrims | prayer | praying | relief | religious and mythological subject | rosary | shawl | shells | son | staffs | statue | throne | tiles | travelers | vault (structural element) | wife | windows | women
Associated Places:
Europe | St. Peter's Basilica | Vatican City
Associated People:
saint
St. Peter
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:29386
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