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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
Title:
Lydia
Date:
1776
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 1/2 x 13 3/4 inches (31.8 x 34.9 cm), Plate: 12 x 13 3/16 inches (30.5 x 33.5 cm), and Image: 9 5/16 x 11 5/16 inches (23.6 x 28.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in black ink, on back, upper left: "M[...]t | 4-103"; in graphite, upper right (along horizontal edge): "21 3/4 x 18"; lower left: "544 (circled) | 1st pub, state"

Lettered, lower left: "Painted by W. Peters | From an Original Picture in the Collection"; lower center: "LYDIA. | This is the Mould of which I made the Sex; | I gave them but one Tongue to say us nay, | And two kind Eyes to grant. | Dryden | LONDON Publish'd Dec.r.1st.1776 by W. Dickinson, Henrietta Street Covent Garden"; lower right: "Engrav'd by W. Dickinson. | of the Right Hon,,ble Lord Grosvenor"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.601
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bed | blankets | draperies | embroidery | figure study | gaze | hands | illustration | nude | poetry | posing | ribbons | sheets | smiling | turban | woman
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22296
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