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Creator:
Print made by John Simon, 1675–1755, French
after Nicolas Lancret, 1690–1743, French
Title:
Summer
Date:
1758
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, blued white, laid paper
Dimensions:
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)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

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:
B1970.3.1150
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:22995
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