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Creator:
William Dickinson, 1746–1823, British
after Henry William Bunbury, 1750–1811, British
Published by William Dickinson, 1746–1823, British
Title:

Charlotte at the Tomb of Werther

Date:
1785
Medium:
Stipple engraving and etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped to plate): 15 13/16 x 13 1/2 inches (40.1 x 34.3 cm) and Image (oval): 11 7/8 x 12 inches (30.2 x 30.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower center: " ' Charlotte at the Tomb of W' 36"; lower right: "L15 | W. Dickinson (after H Bunbury)"

Lettered, lower center: "LONDON Publish'd Novr 26th 1785, by W DICKINSON Engrager & Printseller No 158 Bond Street"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11028
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
city | death | dresses | feathers | flowers (plants) | garden | genre subject | grass | graveyard | grieving | hats | offering | ruffs | sadness | sash | tomb | trees | urn | women
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:29540
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