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Creator:
Print made by John Finlayson, 1730–1776, British
after Jan Weenix, c. 1642–1719, Dutch
Title:

The Tinker

Date:
1770
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 5/8 × 15 1/2 inches (54.9 × 39.4 cm), Plate: 20 × 14 1/8 inches (50.8 × 35.9 cm), and Image: 18 × 13 7/8 inches (45.7 × 35.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "3-"; lower center: "#39"

Lettered below image, lower left: "J. Weenix pinx.t"; center: "Publish'd March 27th 1770 | From the Original in the Cabinet of Her Grace the Dutchess of Northumberland; | To Whom the Plate is most humbly Dedicated, by | J: Finlayson | Esperance | En | Dieu | Sold by M.r Finlayson | Mr. Parker, No 82 Cornhill, & Mr Regnier, Newport Street."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.683
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:22380
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