Boy Spinning Top
- Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
- Sheet (trimmed to plate): 13 1/8 × 9 inches (33.3 × 22.9 cm) and Image: 11 3/8 × 8 7/8 inches (28.9 × 22.5 cm)
Inscribed on verso in pen and brown ink, center: "[...]T"; in graphite, lower center: "#293"
Lettered below image: "P. Mercier Pinxt. | J. McArdell fecit. | Publish'd according to Act of Parliamt. 1756, & Sold at the Golden head in Covent Garden."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- genre subject | toy
- Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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John Ingamells, A Catalogue of the Paintings, Drawings, and Etchings of Philip Mercier, Volume of the Walpole Society, vol. 46, Walpole Society, 1976-8, p. 40, no. 143, pl. 13e, N12 W35 +A1 OVERSIZE (YCBA)