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Creator:
Caroline Watson, 1760–1814, British
after George Romney, 1734–1802, British
Title:
The Infant Shakespeare
Medium:
Stipple engraving
Dimensions:
Image: 5 1/2 x 7in. (14 x 17.8cm) and Sheet: 11 x 7 1/2in. (27.9 x 19.1cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

In graphite, below image, at left "1.50"; on back, top right "P210"; printed inscriptions: below image, at center "The Infant Shakespeare | Engraved by Caroline Watson. (engraver to Her Majesty.) from the original picture in the possesion of Francis Newbury Esq." and below "When Romney in his happiest hour design'd | The Muses fostering young Shakespeare's mind | Nature surveyed them all with fond regard | And own'd the Painter worthy of the Bard."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.1.209
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25456
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