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Creator:
Print made by Richard Houston, ca. 1721–1775, British
after Francis Hayman, 1707/8–1776, British
Title:

Smelling

Additional Title(s):

L'Adorat

Date:
1753
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 7/8 × 10 3/4 inches (37.8 × 27.3 cm), Plate: 13 7/8 × 9 7/8 inches (35.2 × 25.1 cm), and Image: 13 1/8 × 9 3/4 inches (33.3 × 24.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "S129 | #41"

Lettered, lower left: "F Hayman pinxt"; lettered, lower right: "R Houston fecit"; lettered, lower center: "Published according to Act of Parliament Aug.1.1753. | Smelling L'Adorat | London Printed for Tho. Bowles in St. Pauls Church Yard, & John Bowles & Son at the Black Horse in Cornhill."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.959
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22649
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