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Creator:
Giuseppe Marchi, ca. 1735–1808, Italian
after Johan Joseph Zoffany RA, 1733–1810, German, active in Britain (from 1760)
Title:

Hester Maria Thrale

Additional Title(s):

Hester Maria Thrale, aged 20 Months

Date:
ca. 1766
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 18 5/8 x 14 1/8 inches (47.3 x 35.9 cm), Plate (trimmed): 18 5/8 x 14 1/8 inches (47.3 x 35.9 cm), and Image: 16 7/8 x 14 1/8 inches (42.9 x 35.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite lower left: "174"

Lettered lower left: "Zaffanÿ Pinxt."; lower center: "Hester Maria Thrale,"; "G. Marchi Fecit."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1974.12.662
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bonnet | carpet | child | cradle | curtain | dog (animal) | dress | girl | oval | portrait
Associated People:
Elphinstone, Hester Maria, Viscountess Keith (1764–1857), protégée of Samuel Johnson
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:24162
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John Chaloner Smith, British mezzotinto portraits, being a descriptive catalogue of these engravings from the introduction of the art to the early part of the present century : arranged according to the engravers, the inscriptions given at full length, and the variations of state precisely set forth : acc , Martino Pub., Mansfield Centre, CT, 2004, v.2, p. 916, Marchi no. 13, NE1816.G7 S58 2004

Mary Webster, Johan Zoffany, 1733-1810, National Portrait Gallery, London, 1976, p. 41, no. 37, NJ18 Z68 W43 (YCBA)


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