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Creator:
Print made by Louis Marin Bonnet, 1736–1793, French
after Sebastion Le Clerc, 1637–1714, French
or Sebastien Le Clerc, 1676–1763, French
Title:
Head of a Young Girl turned toward the Left
Date:
1774
Medium:
Crayon manner and stipple engraving, colored, heightened with gold on moderately thick, textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 3/16 x 11 5/8 inches (41.1 x 29.5 cm), Plate: 11 x 8 3/8 inches (28 x 21.3 cm), and Image: 9 5/8 x 7 9/16 inches (24.5 x 19.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed graphite, on front, upper center: "9221"; in brown ink, on back, upper right: "(a doodle of a face)"; graphite, on back, lower right: "62.2"

Lettered, in black ink, lower left under image: "Le Clerc delin."; lower center under image: "I'Invention de celle nouvelle manierre de graver de d'Imprimer l'Or | a ete trouvee par Louis Martin et mise au jour le 16 Novembre .1774. | A Paris, chez Bonnet, rue S.t Jaques, au coin de celle de la Parchminerie, au Magazin Anglois."; lower right under image: "Bonnet excudit. | N.o 232"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.9649
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bonnet | curls | dress | framing | French | gold | leaves | necklace | oval | portrait | profile | shawl | stripes | wheat
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25623
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