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Creator:
Print made by Edward Fisher, 1722–1785, British
Published by Sayer & Bennett, 1725–1794, British
Title:

Lucilia

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Vicar of Wakefield

Date:
1776
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 7/16 x 7 13/16 inches (26.5 x 19.8 cm), Plate: 9 15/16 x 7 1/2 inches (25.3 x 19 cm), and Image: 8 3/4 x 7 1/2 inches (22.2 x 19 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, on back, upper left: "Vut | S - 2886"; lower center, in graphite: "410 Vicar of Wakefield - Lucilla"

Lettered, lower center: "Engraved from an Original Picture by Edw.d Fisher. | London, Printed for R. Sayer & J. Bennett No.53 Fleet Street, as the Act directs 20 Dec.r 1776"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.910
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cape | cross (motif) | gaze | gesture | illustration | letter | literary theme | necklace | oval | papers | posing | profile | reading | rosary | sleeves | The Vicar of Wakefield (1766) | veil | woman
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22601
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