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

Infant Vanity

Date:
1789
Medium:
Mezzotint (etched letter proof) on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 5/8 × 15 1/4 inches (32.1 × 38.7 cm), Plate: 11 × 13 1/2 inches (27.9 × 34.3 cm), and Image: 10 1/16 × 13 7/16 inches (25.6 × 34.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "proof."; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "17457"

Lettered, lower left: "Painted by J Hoppner Esqr. | Portrait painter to HIs Royal Higness the prince of Wales"; lettered, lower right: "Engrav'd by J Young | engraver in Mezzotints to His Royal Higness the Prince of Wales"; lettered, lower center: "Publish'd March [...] 1789 by J Young No.23 New Store Street Bedford Square London"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.430
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:22120
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