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Creator:
Print made by William Dickinson, 1746–1823, British
after Matthew William Peters, 1742–1814, British
Published by William Dickinson, 1746–1823, British
and Thomas Watson, 1743–1781, British
Title:

Miss Elizabeth Stephenson, later Elizabeth Savile, Countess of Mexborough

Date:
1776
Medium:
Mezzotint and etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed to plate): 15 1/8 × 11 inches (38.4 × 27.9 cm) and Image: 10 3/8 × 8 9/16 inches (26.4 × 21.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, center: "#9952"; lower center: "265 Countess of marlborrough the only state | see chaloness Smith"

Lettered, lower left: "Painted by W. Peters~"; lower center: "Miss Stephenson.~ | Published Sept.r 30th, 1776, by W. Dickinson Henrietta Street Covent Garden & T. Watson No. 142 New Bond Street"; lower right: "Engraved by W. Dickinson"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.595
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
gown | harp | lyre | music | portrait | profile | sheet music | trees | woman
Associated People:
muse
Savile (nee Stephenson), Elizabeth (1760s - 1821), Countess of Mexborough
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22291
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