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Title

Mazeppa and the wolves

1831

Artists

James G S Lucas

England

after Horace Vernet

France

1789 - 1863

  • Details

    Date
    1831
    Media category
    Print
    Materials used
    mezzotint
    Dimensions
    35.0 x 44.5 cm frame
    Credit
    Gift of Professor Virginia Spate 2010
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    78.2010
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    James G S Lucas

    Works in the collection

    8

    Artist information
    after Horace Vernet

    Works in the collection

    3

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  • About

    The subject illustrates an episode from Lord Byron’s poem Mazeppa (1819). Mazeppa was a Ukrainian page who was punished for his illicit affair with a noblewoman by being tied naked to the back of a wild stallion and sent galloping across uninhabited plains and through dangerous forests.

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

  • Provenance

    Virginia Spate, Sydney/New South Wales/Australia, Gift of Professor Virginia Spate 2010

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