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Creator:
Print made by Edward Fisher, 1722–1785, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:

Miss Morris as 'Hope Nursing Love'

Date:
1771
Medium:
Mezzotint ( 2nd state ) on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 26 1/2 × 19 1/4 inches (67.3 × 48.9 cm), Plate: 20 1/8 × 14 1/4 inches (51.1 × 36.2 cm), and Image: 19 7/8 × 14 1/8 inches (50.5 × 35.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, below image, lower center: "Mrs. Palmer"; lower right: "23"

Lettered below image, lower left: "Sir Joshua Reynolds pinx"; lower center: "Publish'd according to Act of Parliament 25 July 1771, and sold by E. Fisher at the Golden Head in Leicester Square | HOPE NURSING LOVE."; lower right: "E. Fisher Sculp.t"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.208
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arrows | bow | dress | Hope, 'Spes'; 'Speranza divina e certa' (Ripa) ~ one of the Three Theological Virtues - MM - Virtues triumphant | love | mountains | nursing, suckling | portrait | ribbon | rock | trees
Associated People:
Cupid
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:21698
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