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Creator:
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
Title:

The Flower Girl

Date:
1785
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
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)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

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:
B1970.3.701
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
basket | cape | dress | flowers (plants) | genre subject | girl | hat | portrait | street vendor | vendor
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22398
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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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