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Creator:
Print made by Henry William Bunbury, 1750–1811, British
Title:

The Judgement of Paris

Date:
1771
Medium:
Etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (partially cropped inside plate): 7 3/16 x 8 3/8 inches (18.2 x 21.3 cm) and Image: 5 7/8 x 7 3/8 inches (14.9 x 18.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower left: "44529 (circled)"

Lettered, upper left: "Jun. But to bestow it on that Trapes| It mades me - mine hang him Jackanapes."; upper center: "The Judgment of Paris"; upper right: "HW Bunbury | fecit & are incidit | 1766"; lower left: "Pub accord to Act by Marnly (?) N39 Strand Aug,, 1st 1771"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11159
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bag | birds | bow | caricature | chimney | clouds | contest | dogs (animals) | dwarf | fan | fancy dress | genre subject | goddesses | house | judgements | man | owls | Paris and the golden apple | peacock (bird) | pipe | satire | sheep | staff | the Judgement of Paris (Mercury present) | ugly | wig | wine glass | women
Associated People:
Paris
Juno
Minerva
Mercury
Venus
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:30606
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