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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:

Autumn

Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, moderately textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 9/16 × 11 5/16 inches (39.5 × 28.7 cm), Plate: 14 1/16 × 9 15/16 inches (35.7 × 25.2 cm), and Image: 12 9/16 × 9 15/16 inches (31.9 × 25.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "S165"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "#26"

Lettered, lower left: "R. Pyle Pinxt. | Now purple Clusters from the spreading Vine | Fair Autumn calls to quaff at Bacchus' Shrine;"; lettered, lower right: "Ja. Watson fecit. | The peach and Nectarine of Luscious Taste, | Are pluck'd to decorate teh rich Repast."; lettered, lower center: "Autumn.| 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:
B1970.3.1287
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
autumn | figure study | fruit basket | grapes | hat
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:23135
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