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Creator:
Print made by Richard Earlom, 1743–1822, British
after George Romney, 1734–1802, British
Title:

Sensibility

Additional Title(s):

Lady Hamilton as Nature

Lady Hamilton as Sensibility

Date:
1789
Medium:
Color-printed stipple engraving and etching with hand coloring in watercolor on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 12 3/8 × 9 5/8 inches (31.5 × 24.5 cm) and Image: 12 1/4 × 9 1/2 inches (31.1 × 24.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower left: "Richard EARLOM (aft. Geo. Romney): "Sensibility" (Lady Hamilton)"; lower center: "Emma Hart, Lady Hamilton | Romney | Lady Hamilton as Nature"

collector's stamp of the Paul Mellon Collection, in blue ink, on back, center, within two concentric circles: "PAUL MELLON | COLLECTION"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12968
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
costume | gesture | gown | headscarf | hills | landscape | muslin | pedestal | personification | reaching | religious and mythological subject | robe | sash | trees | urn | woman
Associated People:
Hamilton, Emma, Lady Hamilton (bap. 1765, d. 1815), social celebrity and artist's model
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:37508
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