Damon and Pastora
- Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
- Sheet: 15 7/8 × 11 1/2 inches (40.3 × 29.2 cm), Plate: 14 × 9 7/8 inches (35.6 × 25.1 cm), Image: 13 × 9 7/8 inches (33 × 25.1 cm)
Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower center: "140"
Lettered below image: "Damon | and | Pastora. | London. Printed for Robert Sayer, Map and Printseller, No.53, Fleet Street, as the Act directs, Octr. 28th, 1786. Written by Mr. Nicholl. 169."; below image: "Alone by the side of a murmuring rill, | That lav'd the gay foot of a primrosy hill; | Pastora beneath a broad Poplar was laid; | When Damon in extasy enter'd the Shade, | He sig'd & he Swore by the pow'rs overhead, | If she'd bless him to day, to morrow he'd wed."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
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Print made by unknown artist, eighteenth century, Damon and Pastora, 1786
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