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Creator:
Print made by Charles Spooner, c.1720–1767, Irish
after Mary Benwell, 1739–1800, British
Title:
The Studious Fair
Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 11/16 × 10 1/2 inches (37.3 × 26.7 cm), Plate: 14 × 9 15/16 inches (35.6 × 25.2 cm), and Image: 12 1/2 × 9 7/8 inches (31.8 × 25.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left: "Miss Benwell pinxt."; lettered, lower right: "C. Spooner fecit"; lettered, lower center: "The Studious Fair. || London, Printed for Heny' Parker opposite Birchin Lane in Cornhill, & Robt. Sayer near Serjeants Inn, Fleet Street."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1258
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:23106
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