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Creator:
Print made by John Smith, 1652–1743, British
after Wenceslaus Hollar, 1607–1677, Bohemian
Title:

Head and Shoulders of a Boy in Three-quarter Profile to Left

Former Title(s):

Negro Boy

Date:
1683
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 × 3 1/2 inches (10.2 × 8.9 cm), Plate: 3 1/4 × 2 3/4 inches (8.3 × 7 cm), and Image: 3 3/16 × 2 3/4 inches (8.1 × 7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower right: "1683"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "J. Smith? | 719"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1240
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:23088
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