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Creator:
Thomas Watson, 1743–1781, British
after Sir Peter Lely, 1618–1680, Dutch, active in England (from 1643)
Title:

Portrait of a Woman

Date:
1779
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 5/8 × 16 3/8 inches (49.8 × 41.6 cm), Plate: 17 3/4 × 12 15/16 inches (45.1 × 32.9 cm), and Image: 16 × 12 7/8 inches (40.6 × 32.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Painted by Sir Peter Lely. | II"; lettered lower center: "Publish'd Jany.1st 1779 for W:Shropshire, No.158, & T:Watson, No.142, New Bond Street, London."; lettered, lower right: "Engrav'd by Thos. Watson."

moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.9689
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:25990
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