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

The Breaking Up of the Agamemnon, no. 2

Former Title(s):

Breaking up of the Agammemnon [sic]

Additional Title(s):

The Breaking Up of the "Agamemnon"

Breaking up of Agamemnon

Date:
after 1880
Medium:
Etching and mezzotint on thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 1/16 x 22 1/16 inches (38.3 x 56.1 cm), Plate: 10 1/4 x 18 7/8 inches (26 x 48 cm), and Image: 9 3/4 x 18 3/8 inches (24.7 x 46.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: "No 53 A. Breaking up of Agamemnon | Mezzotint"; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "MH 229 II" ("MH" in monogram); inscribed in graphite, lower right on back: "X1791 | [?rg]"

Watermarked, lower right: "J WHATMAN | 1871"

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

Signed in graphite, 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:
B1994.4.323
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | boats | cargo vessels | cityscape | clouds | containers | domes | dreadnought | estuary | flag | harbour | hospital | marine art | masts | men | moon | mooring | navy | night | posts | rigging | river | ropes | sails | sea | seamen | ships | smoke | warships | water | waves (natural events)
Associated Places:
Deptford | England | Europe | Greater London | Greenwich | Thames | United Kingdom
Access:
View by request in the Study Room
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:37982
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