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Creator:
Print made by Francis Bartolozzi, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Published by Bartolozzi & Co., 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
Title:

Miss Gwatkin as 'Simplicity'

Additional Title(s):

Miss Theophila Gwatkin (Simplicity)

Date:
1789
Medium:
Stipple engraving and etching on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 1/8 x 8 1/2 inches (30.8 x 21.6 cm), Plate: 11 7/16 x 7 13/16 inches (29 x 19.9 cm), and Image: 8 3/8 x 7 1/16 inches (21.2 x 17.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower left: "Second state | II 278"; on back, lower center: "Miss Theophila Gwatkin (Simplicity) | 176"; on back, lower right: "10061 | CA1-1- | 7/[...]"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds"; lower center: "Publish'd May 12, 1789, by F. Bartolozzi ^[& Co.] No. 81, Great Titchfield Street."; lower right: "Engraved by F. Bartolozzi R. A."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.314
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cap | child | costume | dress | girl | lace | landscape | mountain | portrait | profile (figure) | ribbon | sash | simplicity | trees
Associated People:
Gwatkin, Theophila (1757–1848)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:21806
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