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

YCBA Collections Search

 
IIIF Actions
Creator:
Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
after Charles Reuben Ryley, 1752–1798, British
Title:

Memorial To The Children Of James And Mary Woodmason

Date:
1798
Medium:
Line engraving and stipple engraving
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower center: "James born 20 June 1773 | Mary 28 Aug: 1774 | Charles 17 Feb: 1776 | Harriot 10 Mar 1777 | George 30 Jan: 1778 | John | Eliz: Twins 22 Mar: 1779 | The WHOLE OFFSPRING of | JAMES and MARY WOODMASON | In the Same awful moment on the 18 Jan. 1782. | TRANSLATED | By Sudden and irresistible Flames | In the late Mansion of their sorrowing Parents | from the | SLEEP of INNOCENCE | to | ETERNAL BLISS! | Their REMAINS collected from the RUINS | Are here combined! | A sympathizing Friend of the bereaved Parents | their Companion through the Night of the 18 Jan: | In a Scene of Distress beyond the Powers of Language | perhpas of Imagination! | Devotes this spontaneous Tribute | of the Feelings of his Mind | To the MEMORY of INNOCENCE! | J.H.C."; lettered, lower left: "C.R. Ryley del."; lettered, lower right: "F. Bartolozzi R. A. sculp."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.19610
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:37548
Export:
XML
IIIF Manifest:
JSON


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