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Creator:
Print made by John Keyse Sherwin, c.1751–1790, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:
Mrs. Abington as 'Roxana'
Date:
ca. 1791
Medium:
Mezzotint with stipple engraving on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 17 1/8 × 11 1/2 inches (43.5 × 29.2 cm), Plate: 11 1/8 × 9 1/8 inches (28.3 × 23.2 cm), and Image: 8 7/8 × 7 1/4 inches (22.5 × 18.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Mrs Abington."; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "224 | Engraved by Sherwin | [fuenque unique] in this state. 12. [c...?]

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.56
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
actress | performance | portrait | stage | theater (discipline) | woman
Associated People:
Abington, Frances (1737–1815), actress
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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Rembrandt in Eighteenth Century England (Yale Center for British Art, 1983-10-19 - 1983-12-30)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:21944
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