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Creator:
Print made by Thomas Park, ca. 1760–1834, British
after John Hoppner, 1758–1810, British
Title:

Mrs. Jordan in the Character of the Comic Muse

Date:
1787
Medium:
handcolored, mezzotint (second state) on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 27 7/16 × 17 7/8 inches (69.7 × 45.4 cm) and Image: 25 13/16 × 17 5/8 inches (65.6 × 44.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left: "Paintred by J. Hoppner."; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by T. Park."; lettered, lower center: "Mrs. JORDAN in the CHARACTER of the COMIC MUSE; | Supported by Euphrosyne, who represses the Advances of a Satyr. | London Pulished by T. Park no.22 Jermyn Street, August 1s, 1787."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.403
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
clouds | dresses | forest | harp | ivy | masks | mountain | sash | Thalia (one of the Muses); 'Talia' (Ripa) | women
Associated People:
Dorothy Jordan
muse of comedy
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22093
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