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Creator:
Print made by John Doyle ('H.B.'), 1797–1868, Irish
Printed by Thomas McLean, 1788–1875, British
Published by Thomas McLean, 1788–1875, British
Title:

The Centaur Nessus Carrying off Deianira

Part Of:

Collective Title: Political Sketches

Date:
1847
Medium:
Lithograph in tan and black ink on moderately thick, smooth, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 17 1/2 x 12 3/16 inches (44.4 x 30.9 cm) and Image: 11 5/16 x 9 13/16 inches (28.7 x 25 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Marked with imprint, lower left: "Subscriber's Copy, HB"

Lettered, upper right: "HB Sketches No 883"; lower left inside image: "HB"; lower left under image: "London, Published March 13, 1847, by Thos McLean 26 Haymarket"; lower center: "THE CENTAUR NESSUS CARRYING OFF DEIANIRA. | Suggested by the well known Picture by Gyudo."; lower right: "Printed by McLean & Co 70 St Martins Lane"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14659
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
archer | centaur | harp | Hercules shoots Nessus, the centaur, who attempts to carry off Deianira | lake | legislation | mythology | political | politicians | railways | satire | sketches | stealing
Associated People:
Hercules
Bentinck, Lord George (1802-1848), politician/statesman, athlete/sportsman
Nessus, the centaur
Deianira
Russell, Lord John, 1st Earl Russell of Kingston Russell (1792-1878), politician/statesman
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:49374
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