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

Hearing

Additional Title(s):

L'Ouie

Date:
1753
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 7/8 × 10 11/16 inches (37.8 × 27.1 cm), Plate: 13 7/8 × 9 13/16 inches (35.2 × 24.9 cm), and Image: 13 5/16 × 9 11/16 inches (33.8 × 24.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "S129 | #45"

Lettered, lower left: "F. Hayman pinxt."; lettered, lower right: "R Houston fecit."; lettered, lower center: "Published according to Act of Parliament Aug.1.1753. | Hearing. L'Ouie. | 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:
B1970.3.960
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bonnet | cap | dress | fichu | flute | genre subject | hearing | marble-topped tables | robe | score | sheet music | table | woman
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22650
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