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Creator:
Valentine Green, 1739–1813, British
after Angelica Kauffmann RA, 1741–1807, Swiss, active in Britain (1766–81)
Published by Sayer & Bennett, 1725–1794, British
Title:
Rinaldo and Armida
Date:
1775
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20 7/8 x 14 15/16 inches (53 x 38 cm), Plate: 19 15/16 x 14 inches (50.7 x 35.5 cm), and Image: 18 x 13 15/16 inches (45.7 x 35.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "/30"; lower right: "45"; on back, lower left: "mzo | Rinaldo | M. 303/UD. [...]"; in brown ink, on back, lower center: "Napumi(?) 1864 [...]ada [...]roebury"; in graphite, on back, lower right: "605"; in brown ink, on back, lower right: "20 ff [...]ud."

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Angelica Kauffman pinxt."; lower center: "LONDON, Printed for R. SAYER, and J. BENNETT, No. 53 Fleet Street, as the Act directs, 20 April, 1775."; lower right: "Val: Green Metzotinto Engraver to his Majesty fecit."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11841
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
armor | arrows | boy | child | cloak | dagger (weapon) | epic | helmet | Jerusalem Delivered, 1581 | knights | literary theme | love | lovers | man | mythology | nude | plumes | putto | quiver | sandals | stabbing | stola | suicide | trees | woman
Associated People:
Cupid
Armida
Rinaldo
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:31521
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