- Mezzotint on medium, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
- Sheet: 15 9/16 × 11 1/8 inches (39.5 × 28.3 cm), Plate: 14 × 9 15/16 inches (35.6 × 25.2 cm), and Image: 12 9/16 × 9 15/16 inches (31.9 × 25.2 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "S165 | #24"
Lettered, lower left: "R. Pyle Pinxt | What secret Joy each Youthful Bosom warms, | When thus the Nymph unfolds her pleasing Charms!."; lettered, lower right: "Ja. Watson fecit | The Meadows smile, the Groves with Music ring, | And genial Nature hails the blooming Spring."; lettered, lower center: "Spring. | Printed for Carington Bowles next the Chapter House in St. Pauls Church Yard London."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
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Print made by James Watson, 1740–1790, British, Spring, undated
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