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Creator:
Print made by Robert Pollard, 1755–1838, British
and aquatint by Francis Jukes, 1747–1812, British
after Richard Morton Paye, 1750–1821, British
Published by James Birchall, active 1781–died in 1794, British
Title:
Boys Playing at Marbles
Date:
1786
Medium:
Etching and aquatint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 18 7/8 × 23 1/2 inches (47.9 × 59.7 cm), Plate: 17 1/2 x 21 3/4in. (44.5 x 55.2cm), and Image: 15 × 20 1/4 inches (38.1 × 51.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, upper left: "10."; lower center: "48"; lower right: "531 | 307"

Lettered below image: "Painted by R.M.Paye | Aquatinta by F.Jukes | Boys Playing at Marbles. | London Publish'd Octr. 13. 1786 by Jas. Birchall No. 473 Strand | Engrav'd by R.Pollard"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.586
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arches | children | churchyard | columns | genre subject | marbles
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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Painters and Engraving - The Reproductive Print from Hogarth to Wilkie (Yale Center for British Art, 1980-03-26 - 1980-06-22)

Pleasures and Pastimes (Yale Center for British Art, 1990-02-21 - 1990-04-29)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22282
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