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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:
Vulture and Lamb
Date:
1799
Medium:
Mezzotint, etching and drypoint on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 3/8 × 24 1/8 inches (49.2 × 61.3 cm) and Image: 18 7/8 × 23 3/4 inches (47.9 × 60.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "125"

Lettered lower center inside image: "VULTURE & LAMB. | Published June 24 1799 by James Daniell & Co. No. 6 Great Charlotte Street, Blackfriars Road London "; lower left: "Painted by J. Northcote RA"; lower right: "Engraved by S.W.Reynolds"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1985.36.753
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | cliff | lamb | prey | vulture | wings
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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Picture Talking: James Northcote and the Fables (Yale Center for British Art, 2014-10-02 - 2014-12-14)

Publications:
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Mark (Andrew Mark), Ledbury, James Northcote, history painting, and the Fables, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2014, pp. 103, 105, fig. 98, NJ18.N79 L43 2014 (YCBA)

Dudley Snelgrove, British Sporting and Animal Prints 1658-1874: A Catalogue, The Paul Mellon Collection , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1981, NE960.3 G7 B75 + Oversize (Mellon Shelf) (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:44822
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