Women and Wine
- ca. 1749
- Materials & Techniques:
- Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
- Sheet: 10 15/16 × 15 inches (27.8 × 38.1 cm), Plate: 9 7/8 × 13 7/8 inches (25.1 × 35.2 cm), Image: 9 1/2 × 13 7/8 inches (24.1 × 35.2 cm)
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:
- Prints and Drawings
- Accessible by appointment in the Study Room [Request]
Note: The Study Room is open by appointment. Please visit the Study Room page on our website for more details.
- IIIF Manifest:
YCBA Collections Search
Print made by Thomas Ryley, active ca.1744–1754, Women and Wine, ca. 1749
If you have information about this object that may be of assistance please contact us.