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Creator:
Francis Seymour Haden, 1818–1910, British
Title:
The Lark at Heaven's Gate Sings
Date:
1859
Medium:
Etching and drypoint, with plate tone on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 1/4 x 13 3/16 inches (21 x 33.5 cm), Plate: 4 7/16 x 10 7/8 inches (11.2 x 27.7 cm), and Image: 4 7/16 x 10 7/8 inches (11.2 x 27.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Marked in blue ink, lower left on back: "HM" stamped in monogram (this is the collector's mark of Howard Mansfield)

Lettered lower right within image (on tree): "To Dasha"; lettered lower left within image: "The Lark at Heaven's Gate Sings"

Signed in graphite, lower right below image: "Seymour Haden"(partially underlined); not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Yale Art Gallery Collection, Gift of Mrs. Howard Mansfield
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1994.4.1008
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bird | distance | landscape | morning | park (grounds) | path | shadows | trees
Associated Places:
England | Europe | Greater London | Richmond | Richmond Park | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:37824
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