- Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, blued white, laid paper
- Sheet: 10 3/8 × 14 1/2 inches (26.4 × 36.8 cm), Plate: 10 × 14 inches (25.4 × 35.6 cm), and Image: 9 5/16 × 13 15/16 inches (23.7 × 35.4 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, verso, left center: "353"
Lettered, lower left: "N. Lancret pinxit"; lettered, lower left: "The Reapers Labour through the Field pursu'd | Reveals to Sight the Partridg callow Brood;"; lettered, lower center: "Summer"; lettered, lower right: "In vain their anxious Mother Flutters by | For Phillis will the place of Nurse supply."; lettered, lower right: "J Simon fecit. | J. Burford ex. 1758."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
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Print made by John Simon, 1675–1755, French, Summer, 1758
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