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Creator:
Print made by Henry Birche, active 1790–1795, British
after Thomas Gainsborough RA, 1727–1788, British
Title:

Cottage Girl

Date:
between 1790 and 1795
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, moderately textured, blued white, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20 9/16 × 14 3/8 inches (52.2 × 36.5 cm), Plate: 20 × 13 7/8 inches (50.8 × 35.2 cm), and Image: 18 5/16 × 13 7/8 inches (46.5 × 35.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, verso, lower right: "50789"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "Large Size | 338"; inscribed in graphite, verso, upper left: "36 x26"

Watermark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.376
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:21869
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Penelope McElwee, The non-representation of the agricultural labourers in 18th and 19th century English paintings : an exploration into the artistic conventions followed by the aristocracy and landowning classes in representations of the agricultural labourers ..., Newcastle upon Tyne, 2016, p. 44, fig. 3-2, NX650.L32 M34 2016 (YCBA)


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