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Creator:
Francis Seymour Haden, 1818–1910, British
Title:
The Breaking Up of the Agamemnon, no. 2
Date:
after 1880
Medium:
Etching and drypoint on thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 3/16 x 21 7/8 inches (38.6 x 55.5 cm), Plate: 10 3/16 x 18 7/8 inches (25.9 x 47.9 cm), and Image: 9 13/16 x 18 3/8 inches (24.9 x 46.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: "No 53. Breaking up of Agamemnon | <No 53. A Mezzotint of>"; inscribed in graphite, lower left: "51.16.59"; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "H 229 Trial [...]" (cut off the edge of the sheet); inscribed in graphite, lower right on back: "X1790 | ER"

Watermarked lower right on back (when read the correct way around): "J WHATMAN | 1871"

Lettered lower left within image: "Seymour Haden 1886" [?1880]

Signed lower right below plate marks: "Seymour Haden" (partially underlined); not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art; Yale University Art Gallery Collection; Gift of Mrs. Howard Mansfield
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1994.4.322
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | boats | cargo vessels | cityscape | containers | domes | dreadnought | estuary | flag | harbour | hospital | marine art | masts | men | mooring | navy | posts | rigging | river | ropes | sails | sea | seamen | ships | warships | water | waves (natural events)
Associated Places:
Deptford | England | Europe | Greater London | Greenwich | Thames | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:37981
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