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Creator:
Print made by Robert Blyth, 1750–1784
after John Hamilton Mortimer, 1740–1779, British
Published by Robert Blyth, 1750–1784
Title:

Belisarius

Additional Title(s):

Belisarious

Date:
1780
Medium:
Etching on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper, laid on mount
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 3/16 x 10 3/16 inches (31 x 25.9 cm), Plate: 11 1/8 x 9 1/8 inches (28.2 x 23.1 cm), and Image (oval): 10 1/8 x 8 1/16 inches (25.7 x 20.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "In the Posession of Mr,, Carter, Painter."; along lower left border of oval image: "Drawn by J. H. Mortimer."; lower center: "Belisarius."; along lower right border of oval image: "Etch'd by R Blyth."; lower right: "Publish'd as the Act directs, Feby 20th,, 1780, by R. Blyth."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12084
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
beard | Byzantine | general | man | oval | portrait | profile (figure)
Associated People:
Flavius Belisarius (ca. AD 500–AD 565), general of the Byzantine Empire
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:31776
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