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Creator:
Richard Houston, ca. 1721–1775, British
after Johan Joseph Zoffany RA, 1733–1810, German, active in Britain (from 1760)
Title:
Miss Catherine Wodhull
Date:
1772
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 22 x 16 inches (55.9 x 40.6 cm), Plate: 19 7/8 x 14 inches (50.5 x 35.6 cm), and Image: 19 7/8 x 14 inches (50.5 x 35.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Miss Catherine Woodhall"; on back, lower left: "#61"; on back, lower center: "25"; on back, lower right: "51"

Lettered lower left: "J.Zoffani pinxt."; lower right: "R.Houston fecit. | London. Printed for Robt. Sayer, No.53 in Fleet Street, as the Act directs, 28 May, 1772."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.700
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
basket | drapery | dress | flowers (plants) | portrait | tree | wall | wall | woman
Access:
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John Chaloner Smith, British mezzotinto portraits, being a descriptive catalogue of these engravings from the introduction of the art to the early part of the present century : arranged according to the engravers, the inscriptions given at full length, and the variations of state precisely set forth : acc , Martino Pub., Mansfield Centre, CT, 2004, v. 2, p. 692, Houston no. 124, NE1816.G7 S58 2004

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22397
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