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Creator:
Print made by Valentine Green, 1739–1813, British
after Sir Peter Lely, 1618–1680, Dutch, active in England (from 1643)
Title:

Pamela and Philoclea

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia

Date:
ca. 1777
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 3/4 x 8 inches (22.3 x 20.3 cm), Plate (lower plate mark cropped off): 8 9/16 x 7 1/2 inches (21.7 x 19 cm), and Image: 8 5/16 x 7 1/2 inches (21.1 x 19 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower left: "3"; on back, lower center: "Pamela + Phyloclea"; on back, lower right: "3h45 | S.155"

Collector's mark: "[CB]"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Sir P,, Lely pinxt:"; lower right: "Engrav'd by V. Green, Engraver to | [remainder cropped off]"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.945
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bergère hat | dresses | flowers (plants) | hats | literary theme | necklace | oval | pearls | shepherd's crook | shepherdesses | sisters | The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia | women
Associated People:
Pamela (character in Arcadia)
Philoclea (character in Arcadia)
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22635
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