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Creator:
unknown artist, (Richard Hayes)
Title:
Ornamental Ticket for Society of Painters
Date:
1690
Medium:
Etching on medium, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 15/16 x 7 1/2 inches (30.3 x 19 cm), Plate: 11 13/16 x 7 5/16 inches (30 x 18.5 cm), and Image: 11 5/16 x 7 1/16 inches (28.8 x 18 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen, on back, center: "Two of these invitations to Dinner at the Painter-Stainers Hall were sold at the Hodgkin sale | at Sotheby's 27 April 1914: - | Lot 57 for 026 Oct 1676 Catalogued as "Extremely Rare" | ~63 in 21 Oct 1673 Catalogued as "Extremeley Rare and early ticket" A T Topkin | [...] Harold"

Lettered, center: "You are desired to accompany the | Society of Painters at St Lukes Feast | on thursday ye 13 day of Nov.r 1690 | at 12 of the Clock at Noone in Painter - | Stainers Hall where you Shall be | entertained by | Richard Hays Master | Thomas Newton | Thomas Perkins | John Smith | Stewards"; lower center: "R. Hayes | fecit et Sc"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11715
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
angels | arrows | cherubs | coat of arms | crests | dinner | faces | feast | flowers (plants) | garlands | guild | invitation | paintbrushes | painters | palette | phoenix | putti | scrolls | scythe | still life | ticket | torso | wings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:31372
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