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Creator:
Print made by James Charles Armytage, 1802–1897, British
after William Etty, 1787–1849, British
Printed by George Virtue, ca. 1820–1908, British
Title:

The Balcony

Date:
between 1835 and 1854
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper with cream chine collé
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20 x 13 11/16 inches (50.8 x 34.7 cm), Plate: 14 1/2 x 10 7/8 inches (36.8 x 27.7 cm), Sheet (chine collé): 14 1/16 x 10 5/16 inches (35.7 x 26.2 cm), and Image: 9 1/8 x 7 7/16 inches (23.1 x 18.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered in black ink, on chine collé, lower left: "W. ETTY, R. A. PAINTER. | SIZE OF THE PICTURE. 2 FT. IN. BY 1 FT. 8 1/2 IN."; on chine collé, lower center: "THE BALCONY. | FROM THE PICTURE IN THE VERNON GALLERY. | LONDON, PUBLISHED FOR THE PROPRIETORS."; on chine collé, lower right: "J. C. ARMYTAGE, ENGRAVER. | PRINTED BY G. VIRTUE."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.15057
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arch | balcony | costume | flowers (motifs) | food | fruit | fur | genre subject | gesture | gowns | lute | man | Moorish | music | musical instrument | nobility | parapet | pearls | performer | platter | servant | vines | women
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:31813
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