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Creator:
Print made by John Simon, 1675–1755, French
after Nicolas Lancret, 1690–1743, French
Title:
Winter
Date:
1758
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, blued white, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 3/8 × 14 1/4 inches (26.4 × 36.2 cm), Plate: 10 × 13 7/8 inches (25.4 × 35.2 cm), and Image: 9 3/8 × 13 13/16 inches (23.8 × 35.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, center left: "355"

Lettered, lower left: "N. Lancret pinx. | While chilly Blasts the Chrystal River freeze, | And pendent Icicles bedeck the Trees."; lettered, lower center: "Winter."; lettered, lower right: "J. Simon fecit. | The ardent Lover braves the Frost and Snow. | And gliding o'er the Ice with Chloe glows. | T. Burford Ex. 1758"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1152
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:22997
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