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Creator:
Paul Sandby RA, 1731–1809, British
after David Allan, 1744–1796, British, born in Scotland
Published by Paul Sandby RA, 1731–1809, British
Title:

The Victor Conducted in Triumph

Additional Title(s):

The Victor Conducted In Triumph, Piazza St. Marco

Date:
ca. 1781
Medium:
Aquatint and etching on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 9/16 x 22 3/8 inches (39.6 x 56.8 cm), Plate: 14 15/16 x 21 7/8 inches (37.9 x 55.6 cm), Image: 14 1/8 x 20 1/2 inches (35.8 x 52 cm), and Image: 13 7/16 x 20 1/2 inches (34.1 x 52 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, center on back (written vertically downwards): "814"; inscribed in brown ink, lower right on back: "[?VA]"; inscribed in graphite, lower right on back: "[?960 101]"

Watermarked, center right: "[...] | [...]"

Lettered center left within image (on flag): "VICTORIA"; lettered lower left below image within plate marks: "D Allan Invt."; lettered lower center below image within plate marks: "THE VICTOR CONDUCTED IN TRIUMPH | Piazza St. Marco | Publish'd as the Act directs by P. Sandby 1st. Jany. 1781."; lettered lower right below image within plate marks: "P.Sandby Fecit"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10965
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | cityscape | sporting art
Associated Places:
Europe | Italy | Lazio | Rome
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:29390
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