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

May

Date:
1793
Medium:
Stipple engraving
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left: "W.Hamilton Pinxt. | Come then, ye virgins and ye youths, whose hearts | Have felt the raptures of refining love; | And thou, Amanda, come, pride of my song; | Come with those downcast eyes, sedate and sweet, | Those looks demure, that deeply pierce the soul,"; lettered, lower right: "F.Bartolozzi, sculpt. | Where, with the light of thoughtful reason mixed, | Shine lively fancy and the feeling heart; | O come; and while the rosy-footed may | Starts blushing on, together let us tread | The morning dews, and gather in their prime | Fresh blooming flowers, | Vide Thompson's Spring."; Lettered, lower center: "MAY | London, Publish'd Aug 30th.1793, by Thos. Macklin, Poets Gallery, Fleet Street."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.19513
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:37233
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