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Creator:
Charles Phillips, 1737– after 1783
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:

Miss Nelly O'Brien

Part Of:

Collective Title: Iconographie Anglaise par Reynolds et Autres

Date:
1770
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 18 1/8 × 13 7/16 inches (46 × 34.1 cm) and Image: 16 3/16 × 12 7/8 inches (41.1 × 32.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Vol.5 P.259"; inscribed in graphite, lower center: "Miss Nelly O'Brien"

Lettered, lower center: ":Near a thick Grove whose deep embow'ring Shade, | "Seem'd most for Love and contemplation made, | "Thither retir'd from Phoebus sultry Ray | Dryden | Engrav'd from an Original Picture Painted by Sr. Joshua Reynolds by Chas. Phillips & Publish'd According to Act of Parliament Augt. 24 1770"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10143
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:26164
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