Lovelace in Prison
- Part Of:
- Stipple engraving and etching on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
- Sheet: 15 3/8 x 17 7/16 inches (39 x 44.3 cm), Plate: 14 x 14 15/16 inches (35.5 x 38 cm), and Image (oval): 10 5/8 x 12 9/16 inches (27 x 31.9 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "say 1/6 the hair"; on back, lower center: "Juer 243", half circle drawn above former; lower right: "(IR31/1398) 10/"
Lettered in brown ink, along lower left border of oval image: "Painted by J. F. Rigaud"; along lower right border of oval image: "Engraved by F. Bartolozzi"; lower center: "Lovelace in Prison. | LONDON, Publish'd March 1st; 1788, by W. DICKINSON Engraver Bond Street."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- bars | chain | correctional institution | costume | feathers | gatehouse | hat | ink bottle | interior | literary theme | love | Lovelace, Richard (1617–1657), poet and army officer | man | manacle | oval | papers | pen | poem | poet | portrait | prison | prisoner | putto | quill (feather) | romance (literary genre) | To Althea, from Prison, 1642 | window | wings | woman
- Associated Places:
- City of Westminster | England | Gatehouse Prison | Greater London | London | United Kingdom
- Associated People:
- View by request in the Study Room
- IIIF Manifest:
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Print made by Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99), Lovelace in Prison, 1788
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