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Creator:
John Michael Rysbrack, 1694–1770, Flemish, active in Britain (from 1720)
Title:
A Scene on Mount Olympus
Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brown wash, and white gouache on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 1/4 x 11 1/4in. (21 x 28.6cm), Sheet: 8 3/8 × 11 1/4 inches (21.3 × 28.6 cm), and Mount: 10 5/8 × 13 1/2 inches (27 × 34.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Watermark: Fleur-de-Lis (partially visible)

Signed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "Mich.l Rysbrack Inv.t"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.3.1234
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
attributes of Jupiter: thunderbolt | clouds | curtain | eagle | ewer | goblet | goddesses | gods | heaven | king (person) | Olympus | plate | prism | queen (person) | religious and mythological subject | servant | spear | sun | table | talking
Associated People:
Hera
Zeus
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:6369
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