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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 Harpies Attacking the Daughters of Pandarus

Additional Title(s):

Parody of John Flaxman's 'The Harpies Going to Seize the Daughters of Pandarus'

Part Of:

Collective Title: Political Sketches

Date:
1848
Medium:
Lithograph in tan and black ink on moderately thick, smooth, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 x 18 1/8 inches (30.5 x 46 cm) and Image: 9 3/8 x 12 3/8 inches (23.8 x 31.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

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

Lettered, upper right: "HB Sketches No 903"; lower left inside image: "HB"; lower left below image: "London Published July 18 1848 by T McLean 26 Haymarket"; lower center: "THE HARPIES ATTACKING THE DAUGHTERS OF PANDARUS, | (AFTER FLAXMAN.)"; lower right: "Printed at 70 St Martins Lane"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14679
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
clouds | daughters | dresses | historical subject | illustration | men | mythology | parody | political | politicians | satire | satirical | sketches | women
Associated People:
Flaxman, John (1755-1826), sculptor
daughters of Pandarus
Cleothera
Merope
Grey, Henry George, 3rd Earl Grey (1802 - 1894), Secretary of State for the Colonies, Lord Lieutenant
Mr. Hawes (fl. 1847-1849), politician
Bentinck, Lord George (1802-1848), politician/statesman, athlete/sportsman
Disraeli, Benjamin, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield (1804-1881), politician/statesman, author/poet
Russell, Lord John, 1st Earl Russell of Kingston Russell (1792-1878), politician/statesman
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:49394
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