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Creator:
Print made by Samuel Freeman, 1773–1857, British
Print made by Joseph Constantine Stadler, active 1780–1812, British
after Guy Head, 1753–1800, British
Published by William Holland, 1757–1815, British
Title:
Iris
Date:
1808
Medium:
Colored aquatint on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 3/4 x 11 5/8 inches (40 x 29.6 cm), Plate: 13 3/4 x 10 3/8 inches (35 x 26.4 cm), and Image: 12 5/8 x 9 3/16 inches (32 x 23.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower right: "E16932"

Lettered, lower left: "G. Head pinx.t"; lower center: "London, Published Nov.r 1st 1808, by WIlliam Holland No.11 Cockspur Street. | IRIS."; lower right: "Engraved by Freeman & Stadler."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11725
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bridge (built work) | clouds | evening | fabric | floating | flying | jug | lake | landscape | light | mythological figures | nude | religious and mythological subject | river | sash | shore (landform) | sky | trees | vessel | wings | woman
Associated People:
Iris
Access:
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Publications:
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Nancy L. Pressly, Guy Head and his Echo Flying from Narcissus: a British artist in Rome in the 1790's, Bulletin of the Detroit Institute of Arts, 60, Founders Society Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, p. 71, fig. 4, V 0224 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:31383
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