The Magnificent Lover
- Mezzotint on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
- Sheet: 15 5/8 × 10 1/4 inches (39.7 × 26 cm), Plate: 13 × 8 15/16 inches (33 × 22.7 cm), Image: 11 3/16 × 8 7/8 inches (28.4 × 22.5 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "#296"
Lettered, lower left: "J. Courtin Pinxt. | Who would not here the Happy Swain approve, | Pleasusre's his Zeal, and his Devotion Love, | With Flowers just pluckt from sweet Gytheras Shade, | The Youth has Deck'd his dear Consenting Maid."; lettered, lower right: "And Miller fecit | Her Sparkling Eyes unusual Transport shows, | And Flushing Cheecks wth conscious Triumphs glows; | What danger can the Happy Swain betide- | Who sports it with an Angel for his Guide-"; lettered, lower center: "The Magnificent Lover. | Printed for Robt. Sayer in Fleet Street London"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
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Print made by Andrew Miller, Died 1763, British, The Magnificent Lover, undated
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