Domestic Employment: Needlework
- Additional Title(s):
- 1755 to 1760
- Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
- Sheet (trimmed to plate): 14 × 10 inches (35.6 × 25.4 cm) and Image: 12 1/4 × 9 3/4 inches (31.1 × 24.8 cm)
Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "Richard Houston (formerly attributed to unknown) | 271"
Lettered below image: "P. Mercier pinxt. | Domestic Employment. Needle Work. | London. Printed for Henry Parker, Opposite Birchin lane in Cornhill."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- genre subject
- Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- IIIF Manifest:
John Ingamells, A Catalogue of the Paintings, Drawings, and Etchings of Philip Mercier, Volume of the Walpole Society, vol. 46, Walpole Society, 1976-8, p. 41, no. 150, N12 W35 +A1 OVERSIZE (YCBA)