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Creator:
Print made by John Doyle ('H.B.'), 1797–1868, Irish
Published by Thomas McLean, 1788–1875, British
Title:
Orpheus Drawing Iron Tears Down Pluto's Cheek
Date:
1834
Medium:
Colored lithograph on medium, slightly textured, cream wover paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 1/2 × 17 1/4 inches (29.2 × 43.8 cm), Plate: 11 3/8 × 15 1/8 inches (28.9 × 38.4 cm), and Image: 10 1/8 × 14 1/2 inches (25.7 × 36.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Collector's stamp, lower right: "SU-- --RS | COPY"

Lettered above image, upper right: "HB Sketches. No. 318."; lettered inside image, lower left: "HB"; lettered below image: "Pub'd by Tho's McLean, 26, Haymarket, May 5th 1834 | ORPHEUS DRAWING IRON TEARS DOWN PLUTO'S CHEEK. | Vide Mr S Rice's Speech on the Repeal of the Union. | "(Hades) Pluto is looked upon as hardhearted and inexorable, with a grim and dismal countenance." Lempriere. | A. Ducôte's Lithog. 70, St. Martin's Lane.".

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Godfrey Pearlson
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2019.17.41
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:81907
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