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Creator:
Print made by Philip Dawe, ca.1745–ca.1809, British
after Henry Robert Morland, 1730–1797, British
after Carington Bowles, 1724–1793, British
Title:

The Oyster Woman

Date:
1769
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
14 1/2 × 9 15/16 inches (36.9 × 25.2 cm) and 12 3/4 × 9 13/16 inches (32.4 × 24.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Hen. Morland pinxt."; lower center: "Carington Bowles excudit. | The Oyster Woman."; lower right: "Phil. Dawe fecit"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12024
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bowl (vessel) | bucket (vessel) | chiaroscuro | dark | genre subject | girl | headscarf | labor | lantern (lighting device) | light | modesty | oyster knives | oyster shells | oysters | shadow | shawl | shucking | stripes | woman | working
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:31629
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