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Creator:
Print made by Butler Clowes, active 1768, died 1782, British
after Jean François Gille Colson, 1733–1803, French
Published by Thomas Kitchin, 1719–1784, British
Title:
The Engineer
Date:
ca. 1770
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 7/8 × 10 1/16 inches (35.2 × 25.5 cm) and Image: 12 3/16 x 10 1/16 inches (31 x 25.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower center: "#73"

Lettered, lower left under image: "Colson Pinxit."; lower center: "The Engineer~ | Printed for Thos. Kitchin, at N,,o 59 Holborn Hill, London"; lower right under image: "B. Clowes fecit."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.846
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boy | buttons | cannon | child | costume | cravat | curls | dog (animal) | engineer | explaining | genre subject | hat | man | physics | showing | smiling | smoke | stick | tricorn | wall | watching | wig
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22537
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