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

Clara

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Vicar of Wakefield

Date:
1777
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 17 3/8 x 11 9/16 inches (44.2 x 29.3 cm), Plate: 9 15/16 x 7 9/16 inches (25.2 x 19.2 cm), and Image: 8 3/4 x 7 9/16 inches (22.3 x 19.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower center: "#17"

Lettered, lower center: "Engraved from an Original Drawing by yEdward Fisher. | CLARA. | London, Printed for R. Sayer & J. Bennett, No. 53 Fleet Street, as the Act directs 2 May 1777"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.915
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bodice | columns | corset | cross (motif) | curls | gaze | illustration | lace | literary theme | necklace | novel | posing | ribbons | ruffs | The Vicar of Wakefield (1766) | undressing | veil | woman
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22606
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