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Creator:
Print made by Samuel Freeman, 1773–1857, British
after Adam Buck, 1759–1833, British
Published by R. Ackermann's Repository of Arts, 1764–1834, British
Title:
Mamma at Romps
Date:
1810
Medium:
Colored aqutatint and stipple engraving, with etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 7/16 x 10 3/8 inches (34.2 x 26.4 cm), Plate: 13 1/16 x 9 15/16 inches (33.2 x 25.3 cm), and Image: 10 11/16 x 7 11/16 inches (27.1 x 19.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower right: "29204"

Lettered, lower left: "A Buck Del.t | Which is by pleasure most beguil'd, | The Mother or her darling child: | As both pursue the playful game;"; lower center: "MAMMA AT ROMPS. | London, Published April 2nd, 1810 at R. Ackermann's Repository of Arts, 101 Strand"; lower right: "Freeman Sculp.t | The real Pleasure is the same. | For while the Infant smiles appear, | The Mother feels th'entraptur'd tear."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11135
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
child | children | clouds | dresses | family | garden | genre subject | mother | park (grounds) | playing | poem | ribbons | tree | woman
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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Rhode Island Needlework 1739-1830 (Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1984-07-19 - 1984-09-23)

Publications:
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A Regency Buck : Adam Buck (1759-1833) : an appreciation, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, 2015, p. 142, NJ18.B8675735 A12 D37 2015 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:30570
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