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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:
Theodosius
Date:
1780
Medium:
Mezzotint and etching on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 1/16 x 9 13/16 inches (30.7 x 24.9 cm), Plate: 10 1/16 x 7 11/16 inches (25.5 x 19.5 cm), and Image: 8 3/4 x 7 11/16 inches (22.3 x 19.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in black ink, on back, upper left: "N[...]t | S-4118"; in graphite, on back, lower center: "327"; on back, lower right: "280"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Painted & Engrav'd by P. Dawe"; lower center: "THEODOSIUS. | May you Constantia long be Happy in this World but forget that | there was ever such a man as ____ Theodosius | London. Publish'd as the Act directs 1. Feb: 1780. by R. Wilkinson No. 58. Cornhill."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.854
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
books | collar | curls | gesture | historical subject | lace | love | love letter | man | mourner | mourning | oval | portrait | reading | sadness | Theodosius and Constantia, poem by Addison, Joseph (1672–1719), writer and politician
Associated People:
Theodosius
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22545
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