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Creator:
Print made by Thomas Milton, 1743–1827, British
after Robert Smirke, 1752–1845, British
Published by J. Stratford, active 1792–1813, British
Title:

Canute Reproving the Flattery of his Courtiers

Part Of:

Collective Title: Illustrations from Camden's 'The imperial history of England'

Date:
1810
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on thin, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 × 8 7/8 inches (35.6 × 22.5 cm), Plate: 11 3/4 × 7 1/2 inches (29.8 × 19.1 cm), and Image: 10 × 6 1/2 inches (25.4 × 16.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, upper left: "Whitlocke | facs p. 26 | [...] 112"

Lettered within image, lower center: "Canute | Reproving the Flattery of his Courtiers" ; below image, lower right: "R. Smirke delin."; lower center "Published Jany. 27th. 1810. by J. Stratford. 112. Holborn Hill." ; lower right: "T. Milton sculpt."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of James Wilson, YCBA Docent
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2014.26.26
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
clouds | frame (furnishing) | historical subject | water | waves (natural events)
Associated People:
Cnut [Canute] (d. 1035), king of England, of Denmark, and of Norway, was the son of Swein Forkbeard (d. 1014), king of England and of Denmark
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:70569
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