A Young Lady Encouraging the Low Comedian
- Mezzotint with hand coloring in watercolor on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
- Sheet: 23 11/16 × 18 1/8 inches (60.2 × 46 cm), Plate: 22 1/16 × 16 inches (56 × 40.6 cm), and Image: 20 9/16 × 16 5/16 inches (52.2 × 41.5 cm)
Paul Mellon Collector's mark
Letttered lower left, below image: "Painted by J. Northcote"; lower right, below image: "Engraved by W. Ward"; lower center, below image: "A Young Lady Encouraging the Low Comedian. | London Published Augt 1st 1787 by JR Smith N31 King Street Covent Garden "
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- child | coin | genre subject | hat | monkey (animal) | performer | street
- Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Mark (Andrew Mark), Ledbury, James Northcote, history painting, and the Fables, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2014, pp. 60, 61, fig. 53, NJ18.N79 L43 2014 (YCBA)