- Former Title(s):
The Laughing Girl
The Waggish Girl
- Additional Title(s):
Das schalkhafte Mädchen
La petite Rusée
- Line engraving and stipple engraving on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
- 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), Image: 13 1/4 x 10 7/16 inches (33.6 x 26.5 cm)
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:
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- German | girl | laughing | mischief | pedestal | portrait | sash | smiling | tiara
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Print made by Johann Friedrich Bause, 1738–1814, German, Girl Smiling, 1784