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Creator:
Print made by William Ward, 1766–1826, British
after James Northcote, 1746–1831, British
Title:

A Young Lady Encouraging the Low Comedian

Date:
1787
Medium:
Mezzotint with hand coloring in watercolor on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
23 11/16 × 18 1/8 inches (60.2 × 46 cm), 22 1/16 × 16 inches (56 × 40.6 cm), and 20 9/16 × 16 5/16 inches (52.2 × 41.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

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:
B1977.14.12153
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
child | coin | genre subject | hat | monkey (animal) | performer | street
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:31958
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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) [YCBA]


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