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Creator:
Print made by John Dixon, ca. 1740–1811, Irish
after Franz Hals, ca. 1580–1666, Dutch
Published by William Wynne Ryland, 1732–1783, British
and Henry Bryer, died in or before 1782, British
Title:

Flute Player

Date:
between 1765 and 1771
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 3/16 x 10 15/16 inches (36 x 27.8 cm), Plate: 12 7/8 x 8 11/16 inches (32.7 x 22 cm), and Image: 11 7/16 x 8 11/16 inches (29.1 x 22 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, upper left: "21 3/4 x 18"; lower center: "#82 (circled) 39 II"

Collector's mark: three stars

Lettered, lower left: "F,, Hals pinxt"; lower center: "Sold by Ryland and Bryer, at the Kings Arms, Cornhill"; lower right: "J,, Dixon fecit~"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.533
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cloak | curls | feathers | flute | gaze | genre subject | hat | man | music | musician | playing | posing | scarf | standing
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22223
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