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Creator:
Francis Seymour Haden, 1818–1910, British
Title:

Ô Laborum

Former Title(s):

Hands Etching - O Laborum

Additional Title(s):

Ô Laborum, Dulce Lenimen

Les Mains qui Gravent

Part Of:

Collective Title: Études à l'eau-forte

Date:
1865
Medium:
Etching and drypoint, with plate tone on moderately thick, smooth, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 5/8 x 9 5/8 inches (19.4 x 24.4 cm), Plate: 5 7/16 x 8 3/8 inches (13.8 x 21.2 cm), and Image: 5 7/16 x 8 3/8 inches (13.8 x 21.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "before | Trial B"; inscribed in graphite, lower left on back: "intermediate state [?betw] 1st + 2d"; inscribed in graphite, lower center on back: "<8L>"; inscribed in graphite, lower right on back, written upside down: "168"

Watermarked, center on back (to be read the correct way around): "BF | K" encircled in a sun design

Lettered center within image: "Ô LABORUM | DULCE LENIMEN"; lettered lower center within image (on tool): "1865"; lettered lower right within image: "Seymour Haden"

Signed in graphite, lower right below image: "Seymour Haden" (partially underlined); not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Mrs. Emerson Tuttle in memory of Theodore Sizer, transfer from the Yale University Art Gallery
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1994.4.1062
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
etcher | figure study | genre subject | hands | still life
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:37879
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