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Creator:
Print made by Valentine Green, 1739–1813, British
after Joseph Wright of Derby, 1734–1797, British, active in Italy (1773–75)
Title:

The Children of Joseph Bradshaw of Holbrook

Date:
1769
Medium:
Mezzotint (first published state) on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 28 × 21 inches (71.1 × 53.3 cm), Plate: 18 3/4 × 15 inches (47.6 × 38.1 cm), and Image: 17 1/2 × 15 inches (44.5 × 38.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "Harriet Wright | 1st pulled from the finished plate."; lower right: "W"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower center: "The finest impression existing"

Scratched lettering below image, lower left: "Jos. Wright pinxit"; lower right: "Val. Green fecit"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.698
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:22395
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