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Creator:
Print made by John Simon, 1675–1755, French
after Nicolas Lancret, 1690–1743, French
Title:

Autumn

Date:
1758
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, blued white, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed to plate): 10 7/16 × 14 1/16 inches (26.5 × 35.7 cm) and Image: 9 5/16 × 13 13/16 inches (23.7 × 35.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, left center: "354"

Lettered, lower left: "N. Lancret pinxit. | The jovial Vintage, Lad and Lass employs, | Their Hearts elating, to Love's rapt'rous Joys;"; lettered, lower center: "Autumn."; lettered, lower right: "J. Simon fecit. | The Sweet the Grape, young Collin longs to sip. | Much sweeter Nector from Buxoma's Lip." | T. Burford Ex., 1758"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1151
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
autumn | baskets | genre subject | grapes | vines
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22996
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