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Creator:
Print made by John Raphael Smith, 1752–1812, British
after Matthew William Peters, 1742–1814, British
Title:

Love in Her Eyes Sits Playing

Date:
1778
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 17 5/16 × 19 3/8 inches (44 × 49.2 cm), Plate: 13 15/16 × 15 9/16 inches (35.4 × 39.5 cm), and Image: 13 1/16 × 15 1/2 inches (33.2 × 39.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "60"

Lettered, lower left: "Painted by Wm. Peters R.A."; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by J.R. Smith"; lettered, lower center: "LOVE IN HER EYE SITS PLAYING. | Published May 1st 1778, by J Boydell, Engraver in Cheapside, London."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.599
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:22294
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