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Metz, Sophia
The progress of love : in six plates / designed & etched by Miss Metz ; and aquatinted by I. Bluck.
Additional Title(s):
Cover title: Progress of love in 6 plates, in imitation of bass relief.
London : Pub. 16 June, 1801 at R. Ackermann's Repository of Arts, 101 Strand, [1801]
Physical Description:
6 leaves : hand-colored aquatints ; 27 x 35 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N6425.N4 M48 1801+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Miss Metz may be Sophia Metz who made her appearance at the Royal Academy exhibition of 1791 as "S. Metz". The address given in the R.A. catalogue is the same address as that given for the artist Conrad Martin Metz (1749-1827). Her relationship to Conrad Metz is not known but she could have been another sister or possibly a daughter.
Six plates printed in bistre, the plate with a hand colored pink ground and light brown border.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's quarter red roan and paper cover, with printed cover label.
Subject Terms:
Art, British -- 19th century.
Love in art.
Neoclassicism (Art) -- Great Britain.
Bluck, John (Printmaker), engraver.
Ackermann, Rudolph, 1764-1834, publisher.

  • The impression
  • The lovers dream
  • The resistless dart
  • The portrait
  • The letter
  • The declaration.

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