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Creator:
Print made by James Watson, 1740–1790, British
after Gabriel Metsu, 1629–1667, Dutch
Title:

The Musical Lady

Date:
1777
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 18 1/2 × 13 1/2 inches (47 × 34.3 cm), Plate: 17 15/16 × 12 15/16 inches (45.6 × 32.9 cm), and Image: 16 9/16 × 12 15/16 inches (42.1 × 32.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "444"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, verso, lower right: "y-10"

Lettered, lower left: "Metzer Pinxit"; lettered, lower right: "James Watson Sculpsit"; lettered, lower center: "THE MUSICAL LADY. | From the Original Picture, in the Collection of his Royal Highness the Prince of Orange. | To whom this PLATE is Dedicated by his most Obedient Humble Servant | JOHN BOYDELL. | Published April 8th, 1777 by John Boydell Engraver in Cheapside London."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1347
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:23196
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