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Creator:
Print made by Richard Earlom, 1743–1822, British
after George Romney, 1734–1802, British
Published by John Boydell, 1720–1804, British
Published by Josiah Boydell, 1752–1817, British
Title:

Sensibility

Additional Title(s):

Lady Hamilton as Nature

Lady Hamilton as Sensibility

Date:
1789
Medium:
Stipple engraving and etching on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 17 3/8 x 13 9/16 inches (44.2 x 34.4 cm), Plate: 14 15/16 x 11 7/16 inches (38 x 29 cm), and Image: 12 5/8 x 9 13/16 inches (32.1 x 25 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, upper left: "221 | 318"; on back, center: "/mch JM a[...]k | M,6 | 18 1/2 x 14 1/4"; on back, lower right: "From the Adington Lake(?) | [...] FSRG(?)"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Painted by George Romney."; lower center: "SENSIBILITY. | Publish'd March 25th. 1789, by John & Josiah Boydell, No. 90, Cheapside London."; lower right: "Engrav'd by Rd. Earlom."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12975
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
costume | gesture | gown | headscarf | hills | 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:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:37522
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