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Creator:
Print made by Samuel Cousins, 1801–1887, British
or Joseph Bishop Pratt, 1854–1910, British
after Claude-Marie Dubufe, 1790–1864, French
Title:
La Surprise
Date:
1896
Medium:
Mezzotint and etching on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 1/2 × 16 1/8 inches (49.5 × 41 cm), Plate: 16 7/8 × 12 1/4 inches (42.9 × 31.1 cm), and Image: 13 3/4 × 11 5/8 inches (34.9 × 29.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "The Surprise"

Collector's mark: "RSL"

Signed in graphite, lower right: "Samuel Cousins"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.517
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
figure study | shawl | woman
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22205
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