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Creator:
Print made by Robert Laurie, 1755?–1836, British
after Francis Wheatley, 1747–1801, British
Published by Robert Sayer, 1725–1794, British
Title:
The Full of the Honeymoon
Date:
1789
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 26 × 19 7/8 inches (66 × 50.5 cm), Plate: 24 × 17 7/8 inches (61 × 45.4 cm), and Image: 21 3/4 × 17 7/8 inches (55.2 × 45.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "25 1/2 x 19 1/2"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower right: "622"

Lettered inside image, center right: "Dr Hamet"; below image: "Painted by F.Wheatley | Engraved by R.Laurie | THE FULL OF THE HONEY - MOON. | The Honey moon scarce full, the Bride-groom cloys, | And Seeks a Wanton's Arms to prove new joys; | The Bride discovers all, and in vexation, | Resolves to punish by retaliation. | Published 1st Sepr. 1789 by Robt. Sayer, 53 Fleet-Street, London."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.690
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
candle | couple | genre subject | letter | night
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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Francis Wheatley (Yale Center for British Art, 2005-08-31 - 2006-02-05)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22387
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