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Creator:
Print made by Valentine Green, 1739–1813, British
after Edward Francis Cunningham, ca. 1741–1795, British
Published by John Boydell, 1720–1804, British
Title:

Miss Polly Jones

Date:
1771
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 17 3/8 x 12 11/16 inches (44.2 x 32.3 cm), Plate: 15 15/16 x 11 7/16 inches (40.5 x 29 cm), and Image: 14 5/8 x 11 7/16 inches (37.2 x 29 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower center: "#37"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "E. F. Calze pinxit"; lower center: "Publishd May 1st 1771 | by J. Boydell Cheapside"; lower right: "Val Green fecit"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.488
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bracelets | chair | costume | dog (animal) | earrings | fichu | flounces | flowers (plants) | fur | gown | lace | necklace | nobility | pearls | portrait | roses (plant) | Spaniel | table | woman
Associated People:
Kennedy, Polly (fl. 1781), courtesan and mistress of Sir Charles Bunbury
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22176
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