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Creator:
Print made by Samuel William Reynolds, 1773–1835, British
after James Northcote, 1746–1831, British
Published by James Daniell, active ca. 1780–1820, British
Title:

Lion and Snake

Date:
1799
Medium:
Mezzotint, etching, and roulette on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 1/4 × 24 inches (48.9 × 61 cm) and Image: 19 × 23 5/8 inches (48.3 × 60 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered lower center: "LION & SNAKE"; lower left: "J.Northcote RA Pinx."; lower center: "London Published Sept. [...] 1799 by James [...]"; lower right: "S.W.Reynolds fculpt."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1985.36.749
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | fighting | lion | snake
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:44819
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