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Mazeppa - pl. 2 - Print, Library of Congress collection

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Print shows Ivan Mazepa, naked, bound to the back of a wild horse as punishment for his affair with Countess Theresa, wife of a count who learns of the affair and settles upon this form of punishment for Mazepa. The horse is running through a wooded area, leaping over a log, with wolves in pursuit. Includes 16 lines of verse from the poem "Mazeppa" by Lord Byron.
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Printed at bottom center: 92.
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Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 4450
Purchase; N.V. Boekhandel en Antiquariaat B.M. Israël; (DLC/PP-1985:387.2).
Forms part of: Popular graphic art print filing series (Library of Congress).

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01/01/1846
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