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Creator:
John Raphael Smith, 1752–1812, British
after John Raphael Smith, 1752–1812, British
Title:

Eloisa

Date:
1792
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 23 × 16 7/8 inches (58.4 × 42.9 cm), Plate: 22 × 15 7/8 inches (55.9 × 40.3 cm), and Image: 20 5/16 × 15 3/4 inches (51.6 × 40 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower center: "Painted & Engraved by J.R.Smith - | ELOISA. | What means this much in a Vestals veins | see Pope's Eloisa to Abelard. | Published Jany 1st 1792 by A. C. de Poggi St. George's Row, Hyde Park."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13112
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:37649
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