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Creator:
Johann Elias Haid, 1739–1809, German
after unknown artist
Title:
West, Geschichts mahler
Date:
1774
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 7/8 x 10 3/8 inches (32.7 x 26.4 cm), Plate: 5 9/16 x 3 15/16 inches (14.2 x 10 cm), and Image: 4 1/8 x 3 5/16 inches (10.5 x 8.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower right: "10 | Z 10"

Lettered, lower center: "West | Geschichts mahler"; lower left: "J. Elias Haid sculp. Aug. Vind. 1774"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12714
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
artist | cravat | head | history painter | man | neck | painter | portrait | posing | solemn
Associated People:
West, Benjamin (1738–1820), American history painter active in Britain
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38271
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