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Creator:
Print made by James Watson, 1740–1790, British
after Nathaniel Hone RA, 1718–1784, Irish
Title:

Shepherd Boy

Date:
c. 1778
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 18 1/4 × 13 3/8 inches (46.4 × 34 cm), Plate: 15 1/8 × 10 7/8 inches (38.4 × 27.6 cm), and Image: 12 7/8 × 10 7/8 inches (32.7 × 27.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: "Horatio Hone, son of N. Hone, R.A."; inscribed in graphite, lower left: "N. Hone."; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "J Watson"; inscribed in graphite, verso, upper left: "21 3/4 x 18"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, verso, upper right: "3 April E[...] 180[?]"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "498"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "76"

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Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.544
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:22234
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