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Creator:
Valentine Green, 1739–1813, British
after Josiah Boydell, 1752–1817, British
Published by John Boydell, 1720–1804, British
Title:

John Boydell, Engraver

Date:
1772
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, modereately textured, cream laid paper, laid on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 18 3/8 x 13 5/16 inches (46.6 x 33.8 cm), Plate: 17 7/8 x 12 7/8 inches (45.4 x 32.7 cm), and Image: 16 1/4 x 12 13/16 inches (41.3 x 32.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "CS 10"; on back of mount, lower center: "S[...]t 1810 | 1X S"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Josiah Boydell pinxit. | VOL. II. No,, 61."; lower center: "John Boydell | Engraver. | Published Augst. 10th. 1772 by John Boydell in Cheapside London."; lower right: "Valentine Green fecit."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12194
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
books | bookshelves | burin | catalog | coat | column (architectural element) | dragon | fight with the dragon; Jason sprinkles a drug in its eyes, possibly assisted by Medea | man | papers | pillar | portrait | print
Associated People:
Jason
Boydell, John (1720–1804), engraver and printseller
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:32082
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Rosie Dias, Exhibiting Englishness, John Boydell's Shakespeare Gallery and the formation of a national aesthetic , Yale University Press, New Haven, 2013, pp. 16, 105, 107, fig. 37, N72.N38 D53 2013 (YCBA)

James Hamilton, A Strange Business : A Revolution in Art, Culture, and Commerce in 19th Century London, Pegasus Books, New York, London, 2015, see plate section between pp. 178 and 179, unnumbered plate, N8600 .H36 2015 (YCBA)


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