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Creator:
George H. Phillips, active 1819–1825, British
after John Martin, 1789–1854, British
Title:

The Paphian Bower

Date:
1826
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20 5/8 × 26 11/16 inches (52.4 × 67.8 cm), Plate: 19 3/8 × 25 5/8 inches (49.2 × 65.1 cm), and Image: 16 5/8 × 23 1/16 inches (42.2 × 58.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "The Paphian Bower"

Paul Mellon Collector's mark

Lettered, lower left: "Painted by J. Martin"; lettered, lower right: "Engd by G.H. Phillips"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11945
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cloud | forest | god | grass | infant | lily pad | mountain | nymph | pillar | reflection | religious and mythological subject | river | riverbank | Rosa (genus) | temple | tree | water | water lily | wings
Associated People:
Cupid
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:31730
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