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Creator:
Print made by James Bretherton, ca. 1730–1806, British
after Henry William Bunbury, 1750–1811, British
Published by S. W. Fores, 1785–1825
Title:
Strephon and Chloe
Date:
1801
Medium:
Etching on medium, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 1/16 x 13 1/16 inches (25.5 x 33.2 cm), Plate: 9 3/8 x 11 15/16 inches (23.8 x 30.3 cm), and Image: 8 1/2 x 11 7/16 inches (21.6 x 29 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower left: "44568 (encircled)"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "J. Bretherton f."; lower center: "No. 134. | Strephon & Chloe. | Pubd July 1 1801 by S. W. Fores 50 Piccdilly [sic]."; lower right: "Mr. Bunbury del."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11182
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
actors | advertisement | audience | bag wig | bow (costume accessory) | caricature | casement windows | costume | dance | dancing | dress | frill | gesture | gown | grin | grotesque | humor | interior | man | parody | performance | play | poem | ruffles | satire | sign | smiling | stage | Strephon and Chloe, 1731 | tricorne | wig | windows | woman
Associated People:
Swift, Jonathan (1667–1745), writer and dean of St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin
Chloe, from Jonathan Swift's poem "Strephon and Chloe"
Strephon
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:30646
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