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Creator:
William Doughty, 1757–1782, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:
The Sleeping Child
Date:
1780
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
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)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "IV 220"

Watermark

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:
B1977.14.10367
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:26423
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