- A Scene in "The Recruiting Officer"
- ca. 1739
- Mezzotint on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
- Sheet: 9 3/4 x 13 3/16 inches (24.7 x 33.5 cm), Plate: 9 5/16 x 12 13/16 inches (23.7 x 32.6 cm), and Image: 8 9/16 x 12 3/4 inches (21.8 x 32.4 cm)
Inscribed in brown ink, center right: "Plate missing none left"; in graphite, on back, center left: "272"
Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Ph,, Mercier Invt,, et Pinxt,,"; lower center: "A SCENE in the RECRUITING OFFICER. | Printed for Robt,, Sayer, opposite Fetter Lane, Fleet Street."; lower right: "J. Faber Fecit."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- basket | coats | drinking glasses | genre subject | gown | hats | jug | men | officers | play | poultry | pushing | reaching | sex | staff | table | The Recruiting Officer, 1706 | theater (discipline) | woman
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John Ingamells, A Catalogue of the Paintings, Drawings, and Etchings of Philip Mercier, Volume of the Walpole Society, vol. 46, Walpole Society, 1976-8, p. 61, no. 260, N12 W35 +A1 OVERSIZE (YCBA)
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Print made by John Faber the Younger, ca. 1695–1756, Netherlandish, active in Britain, A Scene in "The Recruiting Officer", ca. 1739
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