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Creator:
Print made by John Raphael Smith, 1752–1812, British
after John Raphael Smith, 1752–1812, British
Title:

Miss Brown in the Character of Clara

Date:
1778
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 15 × 10 5/16 inches (38.1 × 26.2 cm) and Image: 13 1/4 × 10 5/16 inches (33.7 × 26.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and gray ink, verso, upper right: "14 1/2 x 10 1/2 | 3/4 [u]aded | [s]haad"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "928 | #108"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "7962"

Watermark

Lettered, lower left: "Smith [...]; lettered, lower center: "Miss Brown in the Character of CLARA | London Pub 21 Aug 1778 by W Humphry"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.656
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:22355
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Justin Lovill, 1776 : A London Chronicle or How to Divert Oneself while Losing an Empire, The Bunbury Press, London, 2019, p. 53, DA682 .L66 2019 (LC) (YCBA)


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