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Creator:
James Parker, 1750–1805, British
after John James Barralet, 1747–1815, British
Title:

Fainasollis, Borbar and Fingal

Date:
1783
Medium:
Line-engraving on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 17 1/2 × 20 inches (44.5 × 50.8 cm) and Image: 14 × 17 7/8 inches (35.6 × 45.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Engraved inscriptions: below image at left, "Barralet delint"; below image at center, "FAINASOLLIS BORBAR & FINGAL"; below, "The maid stood trembling by my side, he drew the bow"; below, "She fell, unerring is thy hand, I said, but feeble was the foe"; below, "Vide Macphersons Ossian Poem of Fingal, book 3d"; below, "From an Original Drawing in the Collection of Charles Beddam Esq."; below, "London Publish'd March 1 1783 by T. Macklin No 39 Fleet Street"

Lettered, lower left: "Barralet delint."; lettered, lower right: "J. Parker sculpt."; lettered, lower center: "FAINASOLLIS BORBAR & FINGAL | The maid stood trembling by my side, he drew the bow. | She fell unerring is thy hand, I said, but feeble was the foe. | Vide Macphersons Ossian Poem of Fingal, book 3d. | From an Original Drawing in the Collection of Charles Boddam Esqr. | London Publish'd March 1 1783 by T. Macklin No. 39 Fleet Street."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11041
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:29553
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