The Pledge of Love
- Materials & Techniques:
- Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
- Sheet: 18 11/16 × 13 13/16 inches (47.5 × 35.1 cm), Plate: 14 7/8 × 10 7/8 inches (37.8 × 27.6 cm), Image: 12 1/8 × 10 7/16 inches (30.8 × 26.5 cm)
Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower right: "519"
Lettered, lower left: "Painted by G. Morland"; lettered, lower right: "Engrav'd by W.Ward"; lettered, lower center: "THE PLEDGE OF LOVE. | The lovely Fair with rapture views. | This token of their love. | Then all her promises renews. | And hopes he'll constant prove. | London Pubd. June 1.1788 by W. Dickinson Engraver & Printseller No.158 New Bond Street."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
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Print made by William Ward, 1766–1826, British, The Pledge of Love, 1788
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