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Creator:
James Watson, 1740–1790, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:

Mrs. Frances Abington

Additional Title(s):

Frances Barton

Miss Frances "Fanny" Barton

Part Of:

Collective Title: Iconographie Anglaise par Reynolds et Autres

Date:
ca.1769
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 25 7/8 × 16 inches (65.7 × 40.6 cm), Plate: 24 1/4 × 15 1/16 inches (61.6 × 38.3 cm), and Image: 24 1/4 × 15 inches (61.6 × 38.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Vol.1.P.3"

Watermark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.9740
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
actress | performance | portrait | stage | theater (discipline) | woman
Associated People:
Abington, Frances (1737–1815), actress
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:26043
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