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Creator:
Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
after William Hamilton, 1751–1801, British
Title:

April

Date:
1790
Medium:
Stipple engraving
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left: "W. Hamilton R.A. pinxt. | Now when the first foul Lovvent of the Brook | Swell'd with the vernal rains is ebb'd away; | And whitening down their massy [linchurd] Stream | Descends the billowy foam: Now is the time,"; lettered, lower right: "F. Bartolozzi R.A. Sculpt. | While yet the dark brown water aids the guile | To lempt the Trout. The well dissembled Fly, | The Rod fine tapering iwth elastic spring, | Snatch'd from the hoary steed the floating line. | Vide Thompsons Spring."; lettered, lower center: "APRIL. | London, Pub'd. Novr.10.1790 by T. Macklin Poets Gallery, Fleet Street."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.19512
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:37232
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