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Creator:
Print made by James Watson, 1740–1790, British
after Franz Hals, ca. 1580–1666, Dutch
Title:
The Musical Boy
Date:
1777
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 5/16 × 11 1/4 inches (38.9 × 28.6 cm), Plate: 15 × 11 inches (38.1 × 27.9 cm), and Image: 13 9/16 × 10 7/8 inches (34.4 × 27.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, upper left: "21 3/4 x 18"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "481"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "159 T"; inscribed in graphite, vreso, lower right: "3"

Lettered, lower left: "F. Halls Pinxit."; lettered, lower right: "James Watson Sculpsit."; lettered, lower center: "Publish'd July 24th 1777 by John Boydell Engraver, in Cheapside London"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.532
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:22220
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