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Creator:
Print made by Frederick Bacon, 1803–1887, British
after William Etty, 1787–1849, British
Published by Frederick Bacon, 1803–1887, British
Title:

The Penitent

Date:
between 1842 and 1887
Medium:
Stipple engraving and etching on thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper with cream chine collé
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 15/16 x 13 1/2 inches (50.6 x 34.3 cm), Plate: 13 15/16 x 10 3/8 inches (35.4 x 26.4 cm), Sheet (chine collé): 13 1/4 x 9 7/8 inches (33.6 x 25.1 cm), and Image (dome shaped): 8 11/16 x 6 7/8 inches (22 x 17.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left under image: "W. ETTY, R. A. PAINTER"; lower left: "SIZE OF THE PICTURE. | 1 FT. 7 IN. BY 1 FT. 3 IN."; lower center: "THE PENITENT. | FROM THE PICTURE IN THE VERNON GALLERY | LONDON, PUBLISHED FOR THE PROPRIETORS."; lower right under image: "F. BACON, ENGRAVER."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.15055
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
Bible | Christian | cross (motif) | crucifix | drapery | dress | gaze | leaves | nude | posing | praying | religious | religious and mythological subject | skull | sky | tree
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:31812
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