<< YCBA Home Yale Center for British Art Yale Center for British Art << YCBA Home

YCBA Collections Search

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

July

Date:
1789
Medium:
Stipple engraving
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left: "W. Hamilton R.A. pinxt. | Upon the margins of a stream, |Fit spot for a poetic dream, | Methought I saw, beneath a shade, | In July's heat, a cottage maid; | An in her lap, as Sampson lay | Reclin'd on faithless Dalilah,"; lettered, lower right: "F. Bartolozzi R.A. sculpt. | A fleecy fool repose his head, | Thus all by woolly honors shed! | Poor sheep! quoth I thou'rt but a type | of sillier man no sooner ripe, | Than by som eshear made a prey, | His wealth, his hearth, his strength decay."; lettered, lower center: "JULY | London Publish'd July 10 1789 by Tho. Macklin. Poets Gallery, Fleet Street."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.19515
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
View by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: The Study Room is open by appointment. Please visit the Study Room page on our website for more details.
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:37235
Export:
XML
IIIF Manifest:
JSON


If you have information about this object that may be of assistance please contact us.