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Creator:
Print made by Joseph Grozer, ca. 1755–1798, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:

Miss Mary Palmer as "The Young Shepherdess"

Additional Title(s):

The Shepherdess

Date:
ca. 1785
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed to plate): 17 11/16 × 13 7/8 inches (44.9 × 35.2 cm) and Image: 16 5/16 x 13 3/4 inches (41.5 x 35 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in black ink, lower left: "Sir Josa. [...]"; in graphite, lower left: "114"; lower right: "J Grozer | 1st State"; on back, lower left: "189 | 918 | ccx/x/- | c-/ | 1x7"; on back, lower center: "The Shepherdess"; on back, lower right: "7507 (underlined)"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.219
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
child | dress | fence | girl | portrait | shepherd's crook | shepherdess
Associated People:
Palmer, Mary (1716–1794), writer
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:21708
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