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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 John Bowles, 1701–1779, British
Title:

Courtship for Money

Additional Title(s):

Faisant amour pour l'argent

Date:
1771
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 1/4 x 10 7/16 inches (36.2 x 26.5 cm), Plate: 14 x 10 1/16 inches (35.5 x 25.5 cm), and Image: 13 x 10 1/16 inches (33 x 25.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower center: "#105"; on back, lower right: "29. c."

collector's stamp of Sir William Augustus Fraser, in black ink, lower right

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Philip Dawe invenit et fecit."; lower center: "Courtship for Money. Faisant Amour pour L'Argent. | Printed for John Bowles, at No. 13 in Cornhill."; lower right: "Publish'd according to Act of Parliament, Feby. 12, 1771."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.855
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bag (container) | book | caricature | chairs | choker | coat | coins | costume | curtains | drapery | earrings | fashion | genre subject | gesture | gown | headpiece | humor | interior | jewelry | lace | love | man | money | panels | parody | pouch | satire | stripes | table | wig | woman
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22546
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