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Creator:
Print made by Richard Purcell, active 1746–1766, Irish
after Philippe Mercier, 1689 or 1691–1760, Franco-German, active in Britain (from 1716)
Title:

Miss and her Kitten (Rural Life)

Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 1/4 × 6 1/8 inches (23.5 × 15.6 cm), Plate: 6 × 4 1/2 inches (15.2 × 11.4 cm), and Image: 5 1/4 × 4 3/8 inches (13.3 × 11.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper center: "53"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "P.83a Under | 230A"

Lettered, lower left: "P.Mercier pinxt."; lettered, lower right: "C.Corbull fecit."; lettered, lower center: "Miss and her Kitten. | Printed for Robt. Sayer, No.53 in Fleet Street."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1103
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cat (domestic cat) | figure study | genre subject
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22947
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