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Creator:
Print made by John Young, 1755–1825, British
after John Hoppner, 1758–1810, British
Published by John Young, 1755–1825, British
Title:

The Setting Sun

Additional Title(s):

The Godsall Children

Date:
1790
Medium:
Mezzotint (first state) on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 18 1/8 × 23 1/2 inches (46 × 59.7 cm), Plate: 17 × 22 inches (43.2 × 55.9 cm), and Image: 15 7/8 × 22 inches (40.3 × 55.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in pen and brown ink, lower left: "J Young"; in graphite, lower left: "14234 | [...] 1836 | #24"; center right: "32F86"

Lettered below image, lower left: "Painted by J. Hoppner Esq Portrait Painter to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales"; lower center: "THE SETTING SUN | London, Published Jany. 21st. 1790, by J. Young, New Store Street, Bedford Square"; lower right: "Engraved by J. Young, Engraver in Mezzotinto to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.392
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:22082
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