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Print made by John Young, 1755–1825, British
after Johan Joseph Zoffany RA, 1733–1810, German, active in Britain (from 1760)
Published by John Young, 1755–1825, British

The Flower Girl

Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Sheet: 16 7/8 x 12 1/2 inches (42.9 x 31.8 cm), Plate: 15 x 11 inches (38.1 x 27.9 cm), and Image: 13 3/4 x 11 inches (34.9 x 27.9 cm)

Inscribed in graphite lower right: "56"; inscribed on back in graphite upper left: "14320"; in pen and brown ink upper left: "[ . . . ] 5-5263"; in graphite lower center: "259"; in graphite lower right: "M 4164 | [ . . . ]"

Lettered below image, lower left: "Painted by J Zoffaniy RA"; lower center: "THE FLOWER GIRL. | Engrav'd From The Original Picture In The Possession Of Jacob Wilkinson Esqr. | Publish'd Jany. 1st. 1785 by J Young. No. 28 Newport Street, Oxford Street London"; lower right: "Engrav'd by J. Young"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
basket | cape | dress | flowers (plants) | genre subject | girl | hat | portrait | street vendor | vendor
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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. 4, p. 1646, Young no. 79, NE1816.G7 S58 2004

Mary Webster, Johan Zoffany, 1733-1810, National Portrait Gallery, London, 1976, p. 70, no. 90, NJ18 Z68 W43 (YCBA)

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