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Creator:
Print made by Johann Simon Negges, 1726–1792
after Philippe Mercier, 1689 or 1691–1760, Franco-German, active in Britain (from 1716)
Title:
Mittag
Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 1/2 × 10 1/2 inches (36.8 × 26.7 cm), Plate: 13 13/16 × 9 15/16 inches (35.1 × 25.2 cm), and Image: 12 1/8 × 9 3/4 inches (30.8 × 24.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "#22"

Lettered, lower left: "P.Mercier pinx."; lettered, lower right: "J.S.Negges Sc.et exc."; lettered, lower center: "Mittag. Le Midi. Meridies. | Cum Gratia et Privil. S. C. M. Acad. Fr. A. A. L L."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1075
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arch | costume | dress | figure study | genre subject | gloves
Access:
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Publications:
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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, pp. 5, 48, no. 1195, pl. 14b, N12 W35 +A1 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22765
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