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Creator:
Print made by Philip Dawe, ca.1745–ca.1809, British
after Henry Robert Morland, 1730–1797, British
Published by Carington Bowles, 1724–1793, British
Published by Robert Wilkinson, 1758–1825, British
Title:
The Pretty Maid with Her Apron Before the Candle
Date:
1770
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 1/4 x 11 1/16 inches (38.8 x 28.1 cm), Plate: 14 x 9 15/16 inches (35.6 x 25.2 cm), and Image: 13 x 9 15/16 inches (33 x 25.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "H. Morland pinxt."; lower center: "The Pretty Maid with her Apron before the Candle. | Printed for CARINGTON BOWLES, Map & Printseller, No. 69 in St. Pauls Church Yard, LONDON"; lower right: "P,, Dawe fecit"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12026
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
apron | bonnet (hat) | bow (costume accessory) | candle | chiaroscuro | cloth | costume | dark | flame | genre subject | gown | light | maid | shadow | shielding | smiling | woman
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:31631
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