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Creator:
L. Truchy, 1721–1764
after Joseph Highmore, 1692–1780, British
Title:

Pamela is represented in this first Piece, writing in her late Lady's dressing room, her History being known only by her letters. She is here surprised by Mr. B. who improves this occasion to further his designs

Additional Title(s):

Pamela est représentée en ce premier tableau écrivant dans le cabinet de toilette de sa defunte Maitresse son Histoire n'étant connue que par ses lettres elle est surprise par Mr. B. qui profile de cette occasion pour pousser ses vues

Date:
1762
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Plate: 11 3/4 x 14 13/16in. (29.8 x 37.6cm) and Sheet: 14 3/16 x 18 3/8in. (36 x 46.7cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.24.48
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
books | dressing room | frame (furnishing) | genre subject | inkwell | letters | painting (visual work) | quill pen | table | writing
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:18213
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Naomi Clifford, Basic Instincts, The art of Joseph Highmore at the Foundling Museum, https://www.naomiclifford.com/basic-instincts-the-art-of-joseph-highmore-at-the-foundling-museum/ , Love, Life and Death in the Georgian Era, January 11, 2018, Available Online

Kathryn James, English Paleography and Manuscript Culture, 1500-1800, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, New Haven, p. 78, fig. 94, Z115.E5 J36 2020+ (YCBA)


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