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Creator:
Print made by Johann Gottfried Haid, 1704–1767, German, active in Britain
after Godfried Schalcken, 1643–1706, Dutch
Published by John Boydell, 1720–1804, British
Title:
The Young Musicians
Date:
1764
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 7/8 × 10 7/8 inches (40.3 × 27.6 cm) and Image: 14 1/2 x 10 7/8 inches (36.8 x 27.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower center: "#84"

Lettered, lower left: "Schalcken Pinx,,t"; lower center: "The YOUNG MUSICIANS.~ | From the Original Picture of the same size, Painted by Scalcken, in the Collection of | John Darker Esq,,r~ | Published by J. Boydell Engraver in Cheapside London, 1764."; lower right: "Joh. Godfrid Haid Fec"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.950
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arch | boys | candles | children | drums (membranophones) | evening | feathers | flute | genre subject | girls | harmonica | hats | instruments | laughing | light | mother | music | musicians | night | playing | sleeves | smiling | streets | tambourine | woman | youth
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22640
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