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Creator:
Print made by Thomas Cheesman, 1760–1834/35, British
after George Romney, 1734–1802, British
Published by John Boydell, 1720–1804, British
and Josiah Boydell, 1752–1817, British
Title:
Lady Hamilton as The Sempstress
Date:
1787
Medium:
Stipple engraving and etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 3/4 × 11 5/16 inches (37.5 × 28.7 cm) and Image: 12 1/16 x 9 3/4 inches (30.6 x 24.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower left: "9311 (circled)"; lower center: "#74"

Lettered, lower left under image: "G. Romney pinxit.."; lower right under image: "T Cheesman Sculpsit. Pupil of F. Bartolozzi, R.A.~"; lower center: "THE SEMPSTRESS.~ | Pub.d April 25th 1787 by J & Jos.ih Boydell, Cheapside, London"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.337
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bracelet | building | chair | chair | curls | dress | genre subject | hat | labor | lambs | portrait | seamstress | sheep | sunbonnet | thoughtful | trees | trees | vines | woman | woman | working
Associated People:
Hamilton, Emma, Lady Hamilton (bap. 1765, d. 1815), social celebrity and artist's model
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:21830
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