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Creator:
Print made by unknown artist, eighteenth century
Published by Carington Bowles, 1724–1793, British
Title:
The Lover's Disguise
Date:
1782
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 1/4 × 10 1/4 inches (36.2 × 26 cm), Plate: 13 7/8 × 9 7/8 inches (35.2 × 25.1 cm), and Image: 12 3/4 × 9 7/8 inches (32.4 × 25.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower center: "#179"

Lettered inside image, center: "The BEAU | STRAT | AGEM"; below image, lower center: "The Lover's Disguise. | Time, ways and means of meeting were deny'd | But all those wants ingenious Love supply'd | Published as the Act directs, 2 Jany. 1782"; below image: "467 | Printed for & Sold by Carington Bowles, at No. 69 in St. Pauls Church Yard, Longon."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.765
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:22462
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