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Creator:
Print made by Richard Purcell, active 1746–1766, Irish
Published by Robert Sayer, 1725–1794, British
Title:

Laugh and Grow Fat

Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 1/2 × 10 7/16 inches (36.8 × 26.5 cm), Plate: 14 × 10 inches (35.6 × 25.4 cm), and Image: 12 1/2 × 9 15/16 inches (31.8 × 25.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: #62"

Lettered, lower right: "Chas. Corbet fecit."; lettered, lower center: "Laugh and grow Fat. | London Printed for Robt. SAYER, No.53 Fleet Street."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1110
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22954
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