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Creator:
Print made by Valentine Green, 1739–1813, British
after Josiah Boydell, 1752–1817, British
Published by John Boydell, 1720–1804, British
Title:

Emma, or the Child of Sorrow

Date:
1776
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 3/8 x 9 9/16 inches (31.5 x 24.3 cm), Plate: 10 1/4 x 7 11/16 inches (26 x 19.6 cm), and Image: 8 3/4 x 7 11/16 inches (22.2 x 19.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower left: "313"; on back, lower right: "S. 148 | p116 x 64"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Josiah Boydell, Pinxit."; lower center: "EMMA, | OR THE CHILD OF SORROW. | Published by J. Boydell, Engraver in Cheapside, London, March 1st. 1776."; lower right: "V. Green, Engraver to his Majesty, fecit."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.944
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
child | curls | dress | genre subject | girl | oval | ribbon | sadness | sorrow
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22634
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