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Creator:
Print made by Philip Dawe, ca.1745–ca.1809, British
after Philip Dawe, ca.1745–ca.1809, British
Published by Robert Wilkinson, 1758–1825, British
Title:
Constantia
Date:
1780
Medium:
Mezzotint and etching on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 x 9 1/2 inches (30.5 x 24.2 cm), Plate: 9 15/16 x 7 5/8 inches (25.3 x 19.3 cm), and Image: 8 3/4 x 7 1/2 inches (22.2 x 19.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, upper center, written upside down: "326"; in black ink, on back, upper left: "N[...]t | S-G117"; in graphite, on back, lower right: "290"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Painted & Engrav'd by P. Dawe."; lower center: "CONSTANTIA. | Oh! Theodosius! __ my Guide! __ my Friend __ my Instructor! alas __ no more __ | London. Publish'd as the Act directs Feb. 1. 1780. by R. Wilkinson No. 58. Cornhill."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.853
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bow (costume accessory) | cross (object) | crying | curls | historical subject | jewelry | love | love letter | mourner | mourning | necklace | oval | portrait | reading | sadness | Theodosius and Constantia, poem by Addison, Joseph (1672–1719), writer and politician | veil | weeping | woman
Associated People:
Constantia
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22544
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