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Creator:
Print made by John Jones, ca. 1745–1797, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:

The Girl Sleeping

Date:
1790
Medium:
Etching, engraving, aquatint and stipple (first state) on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 3/4 × 12 3/8 inches (40 × 31.4 cm), Plate: 15 × 11 1/16 inches (38.1 × 28.1 cm), and Image: 10 3/4 × 9 1/16 inches (27.3 × 23 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Sleeping Nymph"; inscribed in graphite, verso, center: "129 | 35; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "167"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "9214"

Watermark

Lettered, lower left: "Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds."; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by John Jones."; lettered, lower center: "Publ'd as the Act directs April 1st 1790. by J.Jones No.75 Great Portland Street."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.315
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:21807
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