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Creator:
Simon Francois Ravenet, 1721–1774, French, active in Britain
and Victor Marie Picot, 1744–1805, French
after William Hogarth, 1697–1764, British
Title:

The Pool of Bethesda

Date:
1772
Medium:
Line engraving on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 3/8 x 22 5/8 inches (49.2 x 57.5 cm), Plate: 19 1/8 x 22 1/4 inches (48.6 x 56.5 cm), and Image: 16 1/4 x 21 1/4 inches (41.3 x 54 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered lower left: "William Hogarth Pinxit."; lower center: "Pubblished Feby.24rh, 1772, by John Boydell, Engraver, in Cheapside London"; lower right: "Ravenet & Picot Sculpserunt"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.1461
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arcade | children | disease | fountain | garden structure | men | New Testament | nude | pool | sick | sick people lying near the pool of Bethesda ~ Christ healing paralytics (John 5:1-9) | trees | water | women
Associated People:
Jesus Christ (7-2 BC/BCE to 30-36 AD/CE)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:42085
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