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Cottonus Matheris (Cotton Mather)

Artist:
Engraved, painted and published Boston by Peter Pelham (American (born England), London 1697–1751 Boston, Massachusetts)
Sitter:
Cotton Mather (American, 1663–1728)
Date:
1728
Medium:
Mezzotint; first state of three (Russell)
Dimensions:
plate: 13 11/16 x 9 13/16 in. (34.8 x 25 cm) sheet: 14 3/16 x 10 5/16 in. (36.1 x 26.2 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Charles Allen Munn, 1924
Accession Number:
24.90.14
Not on view
Signature: in plate: "P. Pelham ad vivum pinxit ab Origin Fecit et excud."
Donor: Charles Allen Munn
Russell, British Mezzotints 234.26 i/iii; Stauffer 2469; Chaloner Smith III.967. 26 i/ii; E. M. Fowble, Two Centuries of Prints, 1987, no. 185.
Baltimore Museum of Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art American Paintings & Historical Prints from the Middendorf Collection. Ex. cat. 1967, cat. no. 54, 82, ill.



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