- The Infant Shakespeare
- Stipple engraving
- Image: 5 1/2 x 7in. (14 x 17.8cm) and Sheet: 11 x 7 1/2in. (27.9 x 19.1cm)
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:
- Prints and Drawings
- Associated People:
- Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
- Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Caroline Watson, 1760–1814, British, The Infant Shakespeare
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