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Creator:
Print made by Thomas Burke, 1749–1815, British
after Giovanni Battista Cipriani RA, 1727–1785, Italian, active in Britain (1755-85)
Published by George Durand, active 1780–1785, British
Title:

Cephalus and Procris

Date:
1783
Medium:
Stipple engraving on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 11/16 x 11 inches (19.6 x 27.9 cm), Plate: 5 3/8 x 6 3/4 inches (13.6 x 17.1 cm), and Image (oval): 4 1/16 x 5 1/4 inches (10.3 x 13.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower center: "(formerly attributed to Bartolozzi, F.); lower right: "C378 only"

Lettered, center left along image: "G. B. Cipriani inv.t"; center right along image: "Thos. Burke Sculp.t"; lower center: "London Publish'd Oct.r 1st 1783, by G. Durand, No. 8, Catherine Street, Strand"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.547
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
armour | arrows | bow | cape | Cephalus inadvertently kills Procris | crying | death | dog (animal) | dying | Greek mythology | javelin | mountains | mythology | oval | religious and mythological subject | sadness | toga | trees | wound
Associated People:
Cephalus
Procris
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40657
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