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Creator:
Print made by Valentine Green, 1739–1813, British
after Benjamin West, 1738–1820, American, active in Britain (from 1763)
Published by V. Green & Son, 1739–1813, British
Title:
Peter and John Going to the Sepulchre
Date:
1784
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 18 9/16 x 9 5/8 inches (47.1 x 24.5 cm), Plate: 18 3/8 x 9 7/16 inches (46.6 x 23.9 cm), and Image: 17 3/8 x 9 7/16 inches (44.2 x 23.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower left: "4t"; on back, lower right: "4/-"

collector's stamp of Reverend J. Burleigh James, in dark blue ink, on back, lower left

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Painted by B. West, Historical Painter to his Majesty."; lower center: "PETER AND JOHN GOING TO THE SEPULCHRE. | Painted for the Great East Window of St,, George's Chapel, Windsor. | Publish'd June 4th. 1784, by V. Green & Son, No 29 Newman Street, Oxford Street, London."; lower right: "Engravd by V. Green Mezzotinto Engraver to his Majesty & to the Elector Palatine."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14488
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
anxiety | barefoot | cloaks | clouds | gesture | men | meteorology | mourning | Peter and/or John make sure that the tomb of Christ is empty | religious and mythological subject | running | science | sepulcher | storm | tomb
Associated People:
Peter, the Apostle, St. (ca. 1 BC - ca. 68 AD)
John the Evangelist, Saint (c. 1–c. 100 AD)
saints
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40184
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