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Creator:
Print made by Richard Earlom, 1743–1822, British
after Claude Lorrain, 1600–1682, French
Published by John Boydell, 1720–1804, British
Published by Josiah Boydell, 1752–1817, British
Title:

Vulcan's Forge

Additional Title(s):

Liber Veritatis Volume III, No. 7

Part Of:

Collective Title: Liber Veritatis

Date:
1802
Medium:
Mezzotint and etching, printed in brown ink on moderately thick, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 15/16 x 16 5/8 inches (27.8 x 42.2 cm), Plate: 6 7/16 x 8 11/16 inches (16.4 x 22 cm), and Image: 5 5/8 x 7 7/8 inches (14.3 x 20 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "7"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Claude delt. | No. 7."; lower center: "Pub. Jany. 20. 1802, by J. & J. Boydell, No. 90, Cheapside, & at the Shakspeare Gallery, Pall Mall. | From the Original Drawing in the Collection of R,, P,, Knight. Esqr."; lower right: "R. Earlom sculpt."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Transfer from the Yale University Library and the Yale University Art Gallery
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1994.4.918
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
anvil (tool) | arches | blacksmiths | cave | chiton | columns (architectural elements) | cyclopes | forge | forging (metal forming) | gesture | gods | hammers (tools) | helmet | labor | men | mythology | pickup tongs | pillars | pointing | religious and mythological subject | smithy | spear | staff (walking stick) | the Cyclopes forging | throne | toga | tools | tunic | Vulcan in his smithy | weapons | wings | workers | working
Associated People:
Mercury
Vulcan
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:37647
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