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Creator:
Print made by William Dickinson, 1746–1823, British
after James Nixon, c.1741–1812, British
Published by William Dickinson, 1746–1823, British
Title:

Mrs. Elizabeth Hartley

Date:
1779
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 13/16 x 11 15/16 inches (37.7 x 30.3 cm), Plate: 10 1/4 x 7 5/8 inches (26 x 19.4 cm), and Image: 8 11/16 x 7 5/8 inches (22 x 19.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on front, lower right: "87"; on back, lower right: "20/20 | Mrs Hartley | 8556 (underlined) | L48 | #44"

Lettered, lower left: "Painted by James Nixon"; lower center: "London Published Feby 20th 1779"; lower right: "Engrav'd by W. Dickinson"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.582
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
actress | fancy dress | feathers | lace | oval | pearls | portrait | profile | trees | windows
Associated People:
Hartley, Elizabeth (1750/51-1824), actress
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22278
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