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Creator:
James Fittler, 1758–1835, British
after John Opie, 1761–1807, British
Print made by James Fittler, 1758–1835, British
Published by John Bell, 1745–1831, British
Title:

'The Gamester,' Act V, Scene IV

Part Of:

Collective Title: British Theatre

Date:
1792
Medium:
Etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped inside plate): 5 1/2 x 3 1/16 inches (14 x 7.7 cm) and Image: 5 3/16 x 2 15/16 inches (13.2 x 7.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, inside image, lower center: "THE GAMESTER | Bev. __ Thou Power that mailst me, | Act 5. __ serv'd me a gleam of Hope. ___ Scene 4."; lower center below image: "pie pinx.t London. Printed for J. Bell British Library Strand, Augt 4 1792. Fittler Sculp."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Chauncey Brewster Tinker
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.6.79
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
book | boxes | coat | correctional institution | cravat | crying | dice | drama | dresses | gambling | gesturing | hat | illustration | jail | jewels | kneeling | lace | literary theme | men | money | play | prison | sitting | sword | The Gamester (1753) | The Gamester, Act V, Scene IV | theater | tragedy | veil | windows | women
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22870
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