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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:

Silenus

Date:
1779
Medium:
Etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 x 9 13/16 inches (27.9 x 25 cm), Plate: 9 5/16 x 8 1/8 inches (23.7 x 20.7 cm), and Image (oval): 8 9/16 x 7 7/16 inches (21.7 x 18.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered in black ink, along lower left border of oval image: "Drawn by . Mortimer."; lower center: "Published as the Act directs, July 19 1779, by R. Blyth."; along lower right border of oval image: "Etched by R. Blyth."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12093
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
beard | man | mythology | oval | portrait | vines | wreath
Associated People:
Silenus
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:31787
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