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Creator:
William Woollett, 1735–1785, British
Benjamin Thomas Pouncey, active 1772–1799, British
after Richard Wilson RA, 1713/4–1782, British, active in Italy (1750–56)
Title:

Meleager and Atalanta

Date:
1779
Medium:
Line engraving and etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 17 1/2 x 21 5/8 inches (44.5 x 54.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered lower left: "Painted by R Wilson."; lower center: "Engraved from an ORIGINAL PICTURE Painted by R Wilson. | London, Printed for R.Sayer & J.Bennett, No.53 Fleet Street, as the Act directs, 1st. December, 1779."; lower right: "Engraved by W.Woollett & B.Pouncy."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14568
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
Atalanta and Meleager hunting | boar | hunting | religious and mythological subject
Associated People:
Meleager
Atalante
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40376
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Matthew Craske, Joseph Wright of Derby : Painter of darkness, The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, New Haven, p. 211, fig. 139, NJ18.W95 C72 2020+ (YCBA)


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