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Creator:
Print made by Richard Purcell, active 1746–1766, Irish
after Godfried Schalcken, 1643–1706, Dutch
Title:

Night - Boy blowing Charcoal

Additional Title(s):

Link Boy

Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, blued white, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 7/8 × 10 15/16 inches (37.8 × 27.8 cm), Plate: 13 15/16 × 10 inches (35.4 × 25.4 cm), and Image: 12 1/2 × 9 7/8 inches (31.8 × 25.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "s.94 B | #108"

Lettered, lower left: "Godfy. Schalken Pinxt."; lettered, lower right: "Richd. Purcell Fecit"; lettered, lower center: "NIGHT. | Boy Blowing Charcoal. | London Printed for Robt. Sayer at the Golden Buck near Serjeants Inn Fleet Street."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1115
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:22959
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