Yale Center for British Art
Creator:
Charles Grignion, 1717–1810, British

after Samuel Wale RA, 1721–1786, British

Title:
Britannia Allegory
Date:
between 1743 and 1747
Medium:
Line engraving and etching; letterpress on verso on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper (page in book)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 1/4 x 6 1/16 inches (15.8 x 15.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:
Lettered in black ink, lower center: "S. Wale inv. | C. Grignion Sculp."
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Yale Art Gallery Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1994.4.980
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
goddess | scythe | lion | tablet | writing (processes) | armor | man | women | child | prisoner | personification | mythology | allegory | shield | pyramid (tomb) | tailpiece | scale (weighing device) | books | wings | religious and mythological subject | war
Currently On View:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:37796