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Creator:
Print made by Butler Clowes, active 1768, died 1782, British
after Robert Sayer, 1725–1794, British
Title:
A School Boy (William Elmer)
Date:
1772
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 15/16 × 8 7/8 inches (32.9 × 22.5 cm) and Image: 10 1/2 x 8 7/8 inches (26.6 x 22.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower center: "#292 Rare"

Lettered, lower center: "~~A School Boy~~~ | London.Printer for Rob.t Sayer, No53 Fleet STreet, as teh Act directs, 26 June, 1772."; lower right under image: "B. Clowes fecit."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.844
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boy | child | coat | genre subject | ink | paper | portrait | profile | quill | school | student | studying | thoughtful | writing (processes) | writing (processes)
Associated People:
Elmer, William (born ca.1761 - died after 1799), still-life painter
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22535
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