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Creator:
Print made by Valentine Green, 1739–1813, British
after Maria Hadfield Cosway, 1759–1838, British
Published by V. & R. Green, ca.1768–1804, British
Title:
Mrs. Cosway
Date:
1787
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 18 9/16 x 13 9/16 inches (47.1 x 34.4 cm), Plate: 17 15/16 x 12 15/16 inches (45.6 x 32.8 cm), and Image: 16 7/16 x 12 15/16 inches (41.8 x 32.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower left: "41949 (encircled)"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Painted by Maria Cosway."; lower center: "MRS. COSWAY. | Published by V. & R. Green, Newman Street, Oxford Street, London, Septr. 1st. 1787."; lower right: "Engraved by V. Green, Mezzotinto Engraver to his Majesty, and to the Elector Palatine"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11293
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
artist | chair | costume | cross (object) | curls | earrings | fichu | gown | hat | horizon line | muslin | portrait | ruffles | self-portrait | turban | woman
Associated People:
Cosway, Maria Louisa Catherine Cecilia, Baroness Cosway in the nobility of the Austrian empire (1760–1838), history painter and educationist
Access:
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Publications:
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Stephen Lloyd, Richard & Maria Cosway: regency artists of taste and fashion, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh, p. 69, NJ18 C7985 L56 1995 (LC)+ Oversize (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:30827
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