A Sleeping Bacchus, from the Houghton Series

Richard Earlom, English, 1743 - 1822, after Luca Giordano, Italian, 1632 - 1705

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1780

Mezzotint

Sight: 15 3/4 × 18 1/8 in. (40 × 46 cm)

Sheet: 17 1/4 × 19 3/16 in. (43.8 × 48.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Puchased through the Jean and Adolph Weil Jr. 1935 Fund and the Robert J. Strasenburgh II 1942 Fund

2012.14

Publisher

John Boydell, London, England

Geography/Culture

Europe, Great Britain

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

In image, bottom, center: Luca Giordano; below image, left: Luca Giordano Pinxit; below image, center: John Boydell excudit 1780 / A SLEEPING BACCHUS. / In the Drawing Room at Houghton / Size of the Picture F 8" [F superscript, " subscript] 10" [1 superscript] 1/2 by F 10" [F superscript, " subscript] 18 [1 superscript] 2/4 long / Published Sepr" [r superscript, " subscript] 29th [th superscript] 1780 by John Boydell Engraver in Cheapside London.; below image, center, shield: FARIQUAE SENTIAT; below image, right: Richd" [d superscript, " subscript] Earlom Sculpsit.

Provenance

Steve J. Maun, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 2012.

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