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Creator:
William Ward, 1766–1826, British
after George Morland, 1763–1804, British
Title:

The Effects of Youthful Extravagance and Idleness

Date:
1789
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream, wove paper, mounted on, moderately thick, smooth, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 23 × 18 3/16 inches (58.4 × 46.2 cm), Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 22 3/4 × 18 inches (57.8 × 45.7 cm), and Image: 20 1/4 × 15 13/16 inches (51.4 × 40.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "44526 | 29 | ME41"

Lettered, lower left: "Painted by G. Moreland"; lettered, lower center: "The Effects of YOuthful Extravagance & Idleness | London Published July 1 1789 by T. Simpson St Pauls Church Yard"; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by W. Ward."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11998
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:31598
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