- The Sleeping Child
- Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige, laid paper
- Sheet: 15 7/8 × 17 3/16 inches (40.3 × 43.7 cm), Plate: 14 15/16 × 15 15/16 inches (37.9 × 40.5 cm), and Image: 13 1/8 × 15 7/8 inches (33.3 × 40.3 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "IV 220"
Lettered, lower left: "Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds"; lettered, lowe right: "Engraved by Wllm. Doughty | No.6."; lettered, lower center: "the Sleeping Child. | London, Publish'd as the Act directs March 13;1780 by Wm. Doughty, & at Watson & Dickinsons No.158 New Bond Street."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
- Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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William Doughty, 1757–1782, British, The Sleeping Child, 1780
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