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A Youth Rescued from a Shark

A work made of mezzotint on ivory laid paper.
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  • A work made of mezzotint on ivory laid paper.

Date:

1779

Artist:

Valentine Green (English, 1739-1813)
after John Singleton Copley (American, 1738-1815)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Valentine Green

Title

A Youth Rescued from a Shark

Place

England (Artist's nationality:)

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1779

Medium

Mezzotint on ivory laid paper

Dimensions

Plate/sheet; sheet cut within plate: 50.4 × 60.9 cm (19 7/8 × 24 in.)

Credit Line

Joseph Brooks Fair and Hannan funds; Helen Davis Bailey Endowment

Reference Number

2004.518

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