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

Tasting

Additional Title(s):

Le Gout

Date:
1753
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 5/8 × 10 11/16 inches (37.1 × 27.1 cm), Plate: 13 11/16 × 9 13/16 inches (34.8 × 24.9 cm), and Image: 12 5/8 × 9 13/16 inches (32.1 × 24.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "S129 | #44"

Lettered, lowewr left: "F. Hayman pinxt."; lettered, lower right: "R. Houston fecit"; lettered, lower center: "Published according to Act of Parliament Aug.1.1753. | Tasting. Le Gout. | 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:
B1970.3.961
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:22651
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