Lady Christiana Collier (née Gwyn)
- Additional Title(s):
Celia, Lamenting Her Dead Sparrow
- Part Of:
- between 1760 and 1770
- Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, beige, laid paper
- Sheet: 14 3/16 × 10 3/16 inches (36 × 25.9 cm), Plate: 13 13/16 × 9 7/8 inches (35.1 × 25.1 cm), and Image: 12 1/4 × 9 7/8 inches (31.1 × 25.1 cm)
Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower center: "Mrs. Collyer"; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Vol.2 P.84"
Lettered, lower left: "J Reynolds pinxt."; lettered, lower right: "Graham Sculp."; lettered, lower center: "CELIA, Lamenting her Dead SPARROW."; lettered, lower left: "Ah, strech'd in Death my Caelia's Sparrow lies-| And o'er it Celia pours her Tears and Sighs; | But let not Celia weep away her Eyes."; lettered, lower right: "Passer mortuus est meae puellae, | Passer delitiae meae pullae, | Quem plus illa oeulis suis amabut. | Catullus"; lettered, lower center: "Printed for John Bowles, at the Black Horse in Cornhill, London."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
- Associated People:
- Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
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- IIIF Manifest:
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Print made by George Graham, active 1786–1813, Lady Christiana Collier (née Gwyn), between 1760 and 1770
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