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Creator:
Print made by James Basire, 1769–1822, British
after Charles Alfred Stothard, 1786–1821, British
Title:
Vol. 6, Plate XXX: The Story, as it is Presumed, of Joab and Abner. The Martyrdom of the Mother and her Seven Sons, and the Sacrifice of Antiochus.
Date:
1842
Medium:
Hand colored engraving on smooth, moderately thick, white wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 1/8 × 21 3/4 inches (38.4 × 55.2 cm) and Plate: 14 3/8 × 19 1/8 inches (36.5 × 48.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, upper center: "PLATE XXX"; upper right: "Vol VI"; upper center: "1"; center: "The story, as it is presumed of Joab and Abner"; center: "2"; lower center: "The Martyrdom of the Mother and her seven Sons, and the sacrifice of Antiochus"; lower center: "Published by the Society of Antiquariesof London, 1842"; lower right: "J Basire sc"; and lettered inside image, lower right, figures labeled

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.22586
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | religious and mythological subject
Associated Places:
City of Westminster | England | London | Palace of Westminster | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:55140
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