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The widow's son, empty-eyed, returns to life at the prayer of Elijah. Coloured mezzotint by V. Green, 1799, after B. West.

West, Benjamin, 1738-1820.
Date
31 May 1799

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Credit: The widow's son, empty-eyed, returns to life at the prayer of Elijah. Coloured mezzotint by V. Green, 1799, after B. West. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)


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Elijah raiseth the widow's son. 1 Kings, ch. 17, ver. 17. Painted by B. West, historical painter to his Majesty. Engrav'd by V. Green, mezzotinto engraver to his Majesty & to the Elector Palatine

Publication/Creation

London (No. 6, Great Charlotte Street, Blackfriars Road) : James Daniell & Co., 31 May 1799.

Physical description

1 print : mezzotint, with watercolour ; image 49.8 x 65.5 cm

Publications note

Alfred Whitman, British mezzotinters: Valentine Green, London 1902, no. 166, p. 25

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 20816i

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