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Creator:
Print made by Johann Friedrich Bause, 1738–1814, German
Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:

Girl Smiling

Former Title(s):

The Laughing Girl

The Waggish Girl

Additional Title(s):

Das schalkhafte Mädchen

La petite Rusée

Date:
1784
Medium:
Line engraving and stipple engraving on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 9/16 x 11 3/8 inches (39.6 x 28.9 cm), Plate: 15 7/16 x 11 inches (39.2 x 28 cm), and Image: 13 1/4 x 10 7/16 inches (33.6 x 26.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, upper left: "4 4"; on back, lower center: "202 | Keil 3g II Rodruck, von der Titelschrift: "La petite Rusée". | Sehr selten"; on back, lower right: "20"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds"; lower center: "London Published I Jany. 1785. by Wm ("=" beneath "m") Dickinson / No ("=" beneath "o") 158. New ? Bond ? Street."; lower right: "Engraved by J. F. Bause 1784."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.311
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
German | girl | pedestal | portrait | sash
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:21803
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