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Creator:
Print made by Philip Dawe, ca.1745–ca.1809, British
after Henry Robert Morland, 1730–1797, British
Published by Robert Sayer, 1725–1794, British
Title:

The Unlucky Boy

Date:
1772
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, greened white laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped inside plate): 20 1/16 x 14 inches (51 x 35.6 cm) and Image: 18 7/16 x 14 inches (46.8 x 35.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Heny. Moreland Pinxt,,"; lower center: "The Unlucky Boy | Published as the Act directs, Septemr. the 1st. 1772, by ROBT. SAYER, No. 53 in Fleet Street, LONDON."; lower right: "Philip Dawe fecit. | Price 5."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12027
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boy | candle | chiaroscuro | children | coat | costume | feather | genre subject | gesture | girl | gown | light | ruffles | seamstress | shadow | work table
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:31632
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