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Creator:
Print made by John Young, 1755–1825, British
after William Hogarth, 1697–1764, British
Published by John Young, 1755–1825, British
Title:

A Woman Swearing her Child to a Grave Citizen

Date:
1816
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 18 3/4 × 23 1/4 inches (47.6 × 59.1 cm), Plate: 18 × 22 inches (45.7 × 55.9 cm), and Image: 15 7/8 × 21 inches (40.3 × 53.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Proof"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower center: "#52"; lower right: 82 Under | 490"

Lettered below image: "Engraved from the original Picture of Hogarth, in the possession of the Revd. Thos. Walley, by Jon. Young, Engraver in Mezzotinto to H.R.H. the Prince Regent. | A WOMAN SWEARING HER CHILD TO A GRAVE CITIZEN. | London, Published June 1, 1816, by the Engraver, No.65 Upper Charlotte Street, Fitzroy Square."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.541
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:22231
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