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Creator:
Print made by Thomas Watson, 1743–1781, British
after Francis Wheatley, 1747–1801, British
Published by Thomas Watson, 1743–1781, British
Title:
Sigismunda
Date:
1779
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderatelly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 3/16 × 10 3/16 inches (33.5 × 25.9 cm), Plate: 10 3/8 × 7 7/8 inches (26.4 × 20 cm), and Image: 8 3/8 × 7 13/16 inches (21.3 × 19.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, upper left: "21 3/4 x 18"; inscribed in pen and gray ink, verso, upper left: "print | 5.2889 (2)"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "625"

Lettered, lower left: "Painted by F. Wheatley."; lettered, lower right: "Engrav'd by Thos. Watson."; lettered, lower center: "London, Publish'd March 10th 1779 by Dickinson & Watson No.158, New Bond Street."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.692
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
literary theme | princess | The Decameron (Boccaccio)
Associated People:
Sigismunda
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:22389
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