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Creator:
Print made by Thomas Burke, 1749–1815, British
after Angelica Kauffmann RA, 1741–1807, Swiss, active in Britain (1766–81)
Published by William Wynne Ryland, 1732–1783, British
Title:
Andromache and Hecuba Weeping over the Ashes of Hector
Date:
1771
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, smooth, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20 1/16 x 14 1/16 inches (51 x 35.7 cm) and Image: 18 1/8 x 13 13/16 inches (46 x 35.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left under image: "Angelica Kauffman pinx."; lower right under image: "Tho. Burke fecit"; lower center: "Published as the Act directs July 29th 1771 by the proprietor Wm Wynne Ryland. London"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11821
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
ashes | chairs | children | cloaks | columns | crying | death | fires | Greek mythology | laurel crown | pillars | religious and mythological subject | sadness | stool | togas | urn | women
Associated People:
Hector
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:31502
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