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Creator:
Print made by William Ward, 1766–1826, British
after William Ward, 1766–1826, British
Published by Torre & Co., active 1753–1776, Italian, active in Paris and London
Title:
Alinda
Date:
1787
Medium:
Stipple engraving (2nd state) on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 5/16 × 10 1/8 inches (28.7 × 25.7 cm) and Image: 8 1/2 × 8 1/2 inches (21.6 × 21.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "253"

Lettered, lower center: W. Ward delint. et sculpt. | ALINDA. | For pity's sake; Alinda veil those eyes. In each bewitching glance new conquest rise | Captives enough thou hast to dray they chains; In every smile there lurks a thousand pains | Publish'd as teh Act directs Sept. 1. 1787 by Torre & Co. No..132 Pall Mall."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.680
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22377
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