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Creator:
Print made by Mathieu Liart, 1736–1782, British
after Benjamin West, 1738–1820, American, active in Britain (from 1763)
Title:

Cephalus lamenting the Death of Procris

Date:
1783
Medium:
Engraving on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper, mounted on thick, moderately textured, blued white, laid paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 21 9/16 × 29 7/8 inches (54.8 × 75.9 cm), Sheet: 17 3/16 × 20 3/16 inches (43.7 × 51.3 cm), Plate: 16 15/16 × 19 15/16 inches (43 × 50.6 cm), and Image: 15 3/8 × 18 15/16 inches (39.1 × 48.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left: "B. West Pinxt."; lettered, lower center: "CEPHALUS LAMENTING THE DEATH OF PROCRIS. | From an original Picture the same size in the possession of B.WEST Esqr. | Publish'd May 1st, 1783, by John Boydell, Engraver in Cheapside, London."; lettered, lower right; "Matthew Liart Sculpt"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14482
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:40173
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