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Creator:
Print made by James Barry, 1741–1806, Irish
Title:
Repose in Egypt
Date:
ca. 1776
Medium:
Etching and aquatint on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 1/8 x 10 9/16 inches (20.6 x 26.8 cm), Plate: 7 15/16 x 10 7/16 inches (20.2 x 26.5 cm), and Image: 7 3/8 x 10 3/8 inches (18.8 x 26.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left: "Jam.s Barry Pinxt."; lower center: "Repose in Egypt"; lower right: "A. M Sct"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11068
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
baby | Bible | book | child | children | Christian | cloak | family | halos | husband | man | New Testament | pyramids | reading | reeds | religious and mythological subject | resting | sitting | skirt | the rest on the flight into Egypt | wife | woman
Associated Places:
Egypt
Associated People:
Mary
Jesus Christ (7-2 BC/BCE to 30-36 AD/CE)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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" Pearls to Pyramids " - Britain and the " Orient " 1600-1820 (Yale Center for British Art, 2008-02-07 - 2008-04-28)

Publications:
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Pearls to pyramids : British visual culture and the Levant, 1600-1830, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2008, p. 16, V1880

Pearls to pyramids : British visual culture and the Levant, 1600-1830 [wall labels], Yale Center for British Art, 2008, p. 34, V 2576 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:29888
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