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Creator:
Print made by William Ward, 1766–1826, British
after George Morland, 1763–1804, British
Title:

Suspence

Date:
1788
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed to plate): 12 7/8 × 14 1/4 inches (32.7 × 36.2 cm) and Image: 11 13/16 × 13 13/16 inches (30 × 35.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, center right: "#52"

Watermark

Lettered, lower left: "Painted by Moreland | This tormenting suspence my fond hopes o'er cast, | Lest the Youth of my choice prove unkind."; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by W. Ward | Be patient sweet Mistress, the appointment's not past, | And I'm certain he'll not be behind."; lettered, lower center: "SUSPENCE. | London, Publish'd May 1st: 1788 by W. Dickinson Bond Street."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.575
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:22271
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