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Creator:
Print made by Nathaniel Hone RA, 1718–1784, Irish
Title:

Monachum Non Facit Cucullus - The Cowl Does Not Make the Monk

Additional Title(s):

Francis Grose and Theodosis Forrest

Date:
1772
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed to plate): 14 × 18 inches (35.6 × 45.7 cm) and Image: 13 1/2 × 17 7/8 inches (34.3 × 45.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "2"; inscribed in graphite, verso, center: "2543

Lettered, lower left: "Nathl. Hone pinxt. et Sculpsit"; lettered, lower right: "Publish'd Jany 30th 1772 by Mr Hone St. James Place.-"; lettered, lower center: "Monachum non facit cucullus."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1316
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:23165
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