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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 Spinster

Date:
1789
Medium:
Stipple engraving and etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 15 15/16 × 10 9/16 inches (40.5 × 26.8 cm) and Image: 13 7/8 x 10 3/16 inches (35.3 x 25.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, center: "984"; lower center: "#68"

Lettered, lower left under image: "G Romney Pinxit"; lower right under image: "T. Cheesman Sculpsit late Pupil of F. Bartolozzi R.A.~"; lower center: "Publish'd Aug.st 1.st 1789. by John & Josiah Boydell, Cheapside, & at the Shakspear Gallery. Pall Mall. London."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.339
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
chair | chickens | chicks | dress | genre subject | hen | portrait | scarf | spinning | vines | window | woman | yarn
Associated People:
Hamilton, Emma, Lady Hamilton (bap. 1765, d. 1815), social celebrity and artist's model
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:21832
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