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Creator:
Print made by Thomas Ryley, active ca.1744–1754
Title:

Women and Wine

Date:
ca. 1749
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 15/16 × 15 inches (27.8 × 38.1 cm), Plate: 9 7/8 × 13 7/8 inches (25.1 × 35.2 cm), and Image: 9 1/2 × 13 7/8 inches (24.1 × 35.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left: "Behold the Emblem of a thoughtless Rake | With Pocketts full, but with an Empty Pate; | Mark all intent to Bilky's Am'rous Fool."; lettered, lower right: "And make his Pocketts, empty as his Scull; | The empty Bottles cast upon the Floor, | Explain his Fate when he can yeild no more."; lettered, lower center: "Women & Wine | Printed for John Bowles at the Black Horse in Corn'hil."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1133
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:22978
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