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Creator:
James Wilson, c.1735–c.1786
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:
Mrs. Frances Abington (née Barton)
Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on thin, slightly textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 15/16 × 4 3/8 inches (15.1 × 11.1 cm) and Image: 5 5/8 × 4 3/8 inches (14.3 × 11.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Vol.1.P. 4"

Lettered, lower left: "Sr. Jos. Reynolds Pinx"; lettered, lower center: "Mrs. Abington."; lettered, lower right: "Wilson fecit"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.9743
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:26046
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