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Creator:
Print made by John Dixon, ca. 1740–1811, Irish
after Adriaen van Ostade, 1610–1685, Dutch
Title:
A Peasant Family
Date:
between 1765 and 1771
Medium:
Mezzotint and etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 1/16 x 5 1/2 inches (18 x 14 cm), Plate: 6 x 4 1/2 inches (15.2 x 11.5 cm), and Image: 5 7/16 x 4 1/2 inches (13.8 x 11.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on front, lower left: "Ostade."; lower right: "Dixon"; on back, lower center: "3/2 b"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.861
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
aprons | bowl | caps | child | daughter | dolls | dresses | drinking | eating | family | father | flowers (plants) | food | genre subject | hats | house | mother | parents | peasants | playing | scarves | sitting | smiling | standing | table | toys | trellis | vines | watching | windows
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22552
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