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Creator:
Print made by John Bell, 1811–1895, British
Title:
And This Was Caesar
Date:
between 1838 and 1850
Medium:
Etching and stipple engraving on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper with cream chine collé
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 5/16 x 8 1/16 inches (16 x 20.5 cm), Plate: 5 3/16 x 7 1/16 inches (13.1 x 17.9 cm), and Image: 4 13/16 x 6 5/8 inches (12.2 x 16.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, etched in black ink, lower left under image: "JOHN BELL ETCH : CLUB"; lower center: "AND THIS WAS CAESAR"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1991.16.4
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cloth | crowd | death | drapery | figures | historical subject | laurel crown | murder | romans | Rome | staff
Associated People:
Brutus
Julius Caesar
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:3171
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