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Print made by John Simon, 1675–1755, French, Spring, 1758
- Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
- Sheet: 10 7/16 × 14 1/2 inches (26.5 × 36.8 cm), Plate: 10 × 13 7/8 inches (25.4 × 35.2 cm), Image: 9 1/2 × 13 7/8 inches (24.1 × 35.2 cm)
Inscribed in pen and brown ink, center right: "Of this Set -- No Plates - Out of Print"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "ca1776"; inscribed in graphite, verso, center left: "352"
Lettered, lower left: "N. Lancret pinxit"; lettered, lower left: "When Vernal Zephyrus and Floria reign, | The Nymph with Smiles receives her amrous Swain,"; lettered, lower center: "Spring"; lettered, lower right: "Who culls for her each Sweet and Flowret gay, | As grateful Tribute to the Queen of May."; lettered, lower right: "J. Simon fecit. | T Burford Ex. 1758."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
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