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Creator:
Print made by unknown artist
Published by George Humphrey, ca. 1773–ca. 1831, British
Title:
Achilles in the Sulks after his Retreat, or, The Great Captain on the Stool of Repentance!!
Date:
1827
Medium:
Etching with hand coloring in watercolor on medium, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 17 × 11 3/4 inches (43.2 × 29.8 cm), Plate: 13 7/8 × 9 3/4 inches (35.2 × 24.8 cm), and Image: 10 3/4 × 8 5/8 inches (27.3 × 21.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered inside image: "Battle of Waterloo | His M-j-sty accepts | the resignation of his | Grace the Duke of | W-ll-ngt-n with | the same regret | that it is commui- | nicated | Com.'r in Cheif"; lettered below image, center: "T. fec't London Pub'd May 7 1827 by G. Humphrey 27 St. James St. | Achilles in the Sulks after his Retreat, or, | The Great Captain on the Stool of Repentance!! | -here for brutal courage far renowned, | I live an idle burden to the ground, | (others in counsil fam'd for nobler skill | more usefull to preserve than I to kill;) Vide Hom'dll.1.1.8".

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Godfrey Pearlson
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2019.17.24
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:81890
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