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Creator:
John Keyse Sherwin, c.1751–1790, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:
Mrs. Frances Abington (née Barton) as Roxalana in "The Sultan"
Date:
1791
Medium:
Stipple engraving on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 5/8 × 7 9/16 inches (24.4 × 19.2 cm) and Image: 8 3/4 × 7 3/16 inches (22.2 × 18.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Vol.1. P.4"; inscribed in graphite, lower center: "Mrs Abington"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.9742
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:26045
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