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Creator:
Print made by Cornelis Apostool, 1762–1844, Dutch
after Edward Francis Burney, 1760–1848, British
Published by Samuel Ireland, active 1760–died 1800, British
Title:

Here Nature List'ning Stood

Additional Title(s):

Frontispiece to Samuel Ireland's "Warwickshire Avon"

Part Of:

Collective Title: Picturesque Views on the Upper, or Warwickshire Avon

Date:
1795
Medium:
Aquatint and etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped inside plate): 9 x 5 15/16 inches (22.8 x 15.1 cm) and Image: 7 3/8 x 5 1/8 inches (18.7 x 13 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered in black ink, within image, upper right: "Warwickshire Avon."; lower left: "Burney delt."; lower center: "Here NATURE list'ning stood, whilst Shakespear play'd | And wonder'd at the Work herself had made! | London Pub. for Saml. Ireland Feby. 1st. 1795."; lower right: "C. Apostool sculpt. | Churchill."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.1.98
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
beard | breeches | church | comedy | costume | curtain | doublet | drapery | frontispiece (illustration) | lyre | man | masks | nets | nudes | personification | river | riverbanks | scroll (information artifact) | shore (landform) | steeple | togas | tragedy | trees | women
Associated Places:
Avon | England | Europe | United Kingdom | Warwickshire
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25341
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