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Creator:
Print made by Valentine Green, 1739–1813, British
after Nathaniel Dance RA, 1735–1811, British
Title:

Miss Martha Ray

Date:
1779
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 24 1/2 × 17 3/4 inches (62.2 × 45.1 cm), Plate: 20 × 14 inches (50.8 × 35.6 cm), and Image: 17 1/2 × 13 7/8 inches (44.5 × 35.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "5948 (encircled) | #50"; lower center: "50"

Lettered below image, lower left: "Painted by N. Dance. R.A. 1777."; lower center: "MISS RAY. Engraved from the Original Picture. | Who was Murdered April 7th 1779. | Published May 24th 1779 by V Green No. 29 Newman Street Oxford Street, & at No. 52 Strand. | Se vend a Londres chez les Frere Torre, Marchants des Estampes."; lower right: "Engraved by V. Green Mezzotinto Engraver to his Majesty & to the Elector Palatine."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.509
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:22197
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