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Creator:
Print made by James Bretherton, ca. 1730–1806, British
after Henry William Bunbury, 1750–1811, British
Published by James Bretherton, ca. 1730–1806, British
Title:

I Will Pay No More Debts of Her Contracting

Additional Title(s):

I Will Pay No More Depts of Her Contracting

Date:
1772
Medium:
Etching on moderately thick, rough, blued white wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 1/16 x 9 1/2 inches (33.1 x 24.2 cm), Plate: 10 1/8 x 6 9/16 inches (25.7 x 16.7 cm), and Image: 8 3/4 x 6 1/4 inches (22.3 x 15.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower left: "44538 (encircled)"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Mr. Bunbury delin."; lower center: "I will pay no more debts of her Contracting. | Publish'd 5th. (5 reversed) December 1772 by J. Bretherton New Bond Street (S reversed)"; lower right: "J. Bretherton f."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11155
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
beggar | bill | bow (costume accessory) | breeches (trousers) | coats | costume | door | frill | genre subject | gesture | men | money | parody | pay | pointing | satire | shouting | smiling | tricornes | waistcoats
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:30600
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