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Creator:
John Raphael Smith, 1752–1812, British
after Henry Fuseli, 1741–1825, Swiss, active in Britain (1766–70; 1779 on)
Title:

Bellsane and Parcival under the Enchantment of Urma

Date:
1782
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 1/16 × 24 7/8 inches (48.4 × 63.2 cm), Plate: 17 3/4 × 22 inches (45.1 × 55.9 cm), and Image: 17 1/8 × 21 15/16 inches (43.5 × 55.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, upper right: "green mount | (not lime)"

Letteredl, lower left: "Painted by H. Fusley"; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by J.R.Smith"; lettered, lower center: "Belisane & Parcival under tthe enchantment of Urma from the Provenzal tale of Kyot | London publish'd August [...] 1782 by J.R. Smith No.83 Oxford Street"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11497
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:31084
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