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Creator:
Print made by James Watson, 1740–1790, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:
The Children in the Wood
Date:
1772
Medium:
Mezzotint (first state) on medium, slightly textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 3/8 × 15 1/8 inches (49.2 × 38.4 cm), Plate: 14 7/8 × 11 inches (37.8 × 27.9 cm), and Image: 12 7/8 × 10 15/16 inches (32.7 × 27.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, upper left: "13273 | 151 | 150"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "255"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "J. Watson | Children in the Wood"

Lettered, lower left: "Sr Jos. Reynolds pinxt."; lettered, lower right: "Ja. Watson fecit"; lettered, lower center: "Publishd According to Act of Parleament June 2 1772 . by James Watson Queen Anne Street"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.287
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Painters and Engraving - The Reproductive Print from Hogarth to Wilkie (Yale Center for British Art, 1980-03-26 - 1980-06-22)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:21779
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