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Creator:
Thomas Watson, 1743–1781, British
after Sir Peter Lely, 1618–1680, Dutch, active in England (from 1643)
Title:
Frances Brooke, Lady Witmore
Date:
1778
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20 × 15 3/8 inches (50.8 × 39.1 cm), Plate: 18 × 13 inches (45.7 × 33 cm), and Image: 16 1/8 × 13 inches (41 × 33 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Watermark

Lettered, lower left: "Painted by Sir Peter Lely. | I"; lettered, lower right: "Engrav'd by Thomas Watson."; lettered, lower center: "Publish'd Jany.1st.1778, for T:Watson, No.142,&W:Shropshire, No.158, New Bond-Street, London."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.9686
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25987
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