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Creator:
Richard Houston, ca. 1721–1775, British
after Johan Joseph Zoffany RA, 1733–1810, German, active in Britain (from 1760)
Title:
Mrs. Wodhull
Date:
1772
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 1/4 x 11 inches (38.7 x 27.9 cm), Plate: 15 1/4 x 11 inches (38.7 x 27.9 cm), and Image: 13 5/8 x 11 inches (34.6 x 27.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite lower left: "196"; inscribed on back in graphite lower center: "Mrs. Woodhull"

Lettered lower left: "John Zoffany Pinxt."; lower center: "R. Sayer Excudit. | London Printed for Robt. Sayer, No. 53 Fleet Street, as the Act directs 1st. Sepr. 1772."; lower right: "Richd. Houston fecit."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1974.12.693
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
braid | dress | hat | pearls | portrait | woman
Access:
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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. 692, Houston no. 124, NE1816.G7 S58 2004

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:24193
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