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Creator:
Print made by James Caldwall, 1739–1819, British
after John Collet, ca. 1725–1780, British
Published by Robert Sayer, 1725–1794, British
and John Smith of Cheapside, active ca. 1750–1789, British
Title:

The Cotillion Dance

Additional Title(s):

The Cotillon Dance

Date:
1771
Medium:
Line engraving and etching on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped inside plate): 10 1/16 x 13 9/16 inches (25.5 x 34.4 cm) and Image: 9 7/16 x 12 15/16 inches (23.9 x 32.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

collector's stamp of the Paul Mellon Collection, in blue ink, on back, center, within two concentric circles: "PAUL MELLON | COLLECTION"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Jno. Collet pinx. | London, Printed for Robt. Sayer, No. 53 Fleet Street, & Jno. Smith, No. 35 Cheapside."; lower center: "THE COTILLION DANCE."; lower right: "Jas. Caldwall Sculp. | Published as the Act directs, 10 March, 1771."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11242
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
audience | ball (party) | ballroom | breeches (trousers) | caricature | coats | costume | cravats | dance | dancers | dancing | door | dresses | flute | genre subject | humor | interior | men | music | musical instruments | musicians | observers | orchestra (stage space) | parody | performance | petticoats | ruffles | ruffs | satire | stairs | tambourine | violin | wigs | women | wreaths
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:30709
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