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Creator:
Print made by James Watson, 1740–1790, British
after Robert Pyle, active 1760–1768
Published by Carington Bowles, 1724–1793, British
Title:

Summer

Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, moderately textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 1/2 × 11 1/4 inches (39.4 × 28.6 cm), Plate: 13 15/16 × 9 15/16 inches (35.4 × 25.2 cm), and Image: 12 7/16 × 9 15/16 inches (31.6 × 25.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "#25"

Watermark

Lettered, lower left: "R. Pyle Pinxt. | Her ripening Summer all her Charms displays, | And bids the Farmer hope successful Days."; lettered, lower right: "Ja. Watson fecit. | Who from his Rural Cott, each azure Morn, With pleasure views, his Fields of yellow Corn."; lettered, lower center: "Summer. | 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:
B1970.3.1286
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:23134
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