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Print made by John Doyle ('H.B.'), 1797–1868, Irish, Orpheus Drawing Iron Tears Down Pluto's Cheek, 1834
Orpheus Drawing Iron Tears Down Pluto's Cheek
- Colored lithograph on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
- 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), Image: 10 1/8 × 14 1/2 inches (25.7 × 36.8 cm)
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:
- Prints and Drawings
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