Mrs. Billington as St. Cecilia
- Materials & Techniques:
- Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
- Sheet: 26 11/16 × 17 5/16 inches (67.8 × 44 cm), Plate: 26 × 16 1/2 inches (66 × 41.9 cm), Image: 25 1/8 × 16 3/8 inches (63.8 × 41.6 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "9092"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "6508"; inscribed in graphite, verso, center: "19 | 1"
Lettered, lower left: "Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds | From the original Picture by Sir Joshua Reynolds | in the Possession of M. Bryan Esqr."; lettered, lower center: "MRS BILLINGTON, AS ST. CECILIA | London: Pub. Jany 10 1803, by MESSRS. WARDS & Co. No. 6 Newman Street."; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by Jas. Ward Printer & Engraver to H.R.H. the Prince of Wales | Hark! the numbers soft and clear | gently steal upon the ear; | POPES ode on St. Cecilia's Day"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
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Print made by James Ward, 1769–1859, British, Mrs. Billington as St. Cecilia, 1803