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Creator:
Print made by François M. la Cave, active 1726–1766
after William Hogarth, 1697–1764, British
Title:
The Foundlings
Date:
undated
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 3/4 × 8 3/8 inches (12.1 × 21.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in pen and brown ink, center left: "N12185"; center right: "£12.6"; in graphite, lower right: "1st note before the words the Royal [...] | on the book"

Lettered below image, lower left: "W. Hogarth inv:"; lower right: "F. Morellon La Cave Sculp London"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1259
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
aprons | babies | bonnet | breeches | bridge (built work) | children | church | clouds | coat | doorway | dresses | fence | foliage | genre | genre subject | hat | hills | orphans | rake | sails | ships | spinning | steps | stockings | trees | wheel | window
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:12763
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