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Creator:
Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:

The Cottagers

Date:
1794
Medium:
Stipple engraving
Dimensions:
Plate: 20 3/4 x 16in. (52.7 x 40.6cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left: "Sir Joshua Reynolds Pinxt. | Rich in content, in natures bounty rich, | Nor bleating mountains; nor the chide of streams, | And hum of bees, inviting sleep sincere | into the guiltless breast beneath the shade, | or thrown at large amid the fragrand hay; | Nor ought besides of prospect, grove or song,"; lettered, lower right: "F. Bartolozzi R.A. Sculpt. | Din grottos, gleaming lakes, & fountain clear, | Here to dwells simple truth; plain innocence | Unsully'd beatuty; sound unbroen youth,| Patient of labour, with a little pleas'd; | Health ever blooming; unambitious soil. | Vide Thomson's Autumn."; lettered, lower center: "THE COTTAGERS. | No. 4, Macklins British Poets. | London, Publish'd Feby, 6th, 1794, by Thos. Macklin, Poets Gallery, Fleet Street."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10364
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:26420
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Painters and Engraving - The Reproductive Print from Hogarth to Wilkie (Yale Center for British Art, 1980-03-26 - 1980-06-22) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Ian Haywood, Romanticism and Illustration, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY, p. 208, fig. 8.3, NC978 .R64 2019 (LC) (YCBA) [YCBA]


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