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Creator:
Francis Seymour Haden, 1818–1910, British
Title:
The Lark at Heaven's Gate Sings
Date:
1859
Medium:
Etching, retouched with graphite on moderately thick, smooth, cream wove paper with blued white chine collé
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 x 16 3/16 inches (27.9 x 41.1 cm), Plate: 4 7/16 x 10 15/16 inches (11.2 x 27.8 cm), and Image: 4 7/16 x 10 15/16 inches (11.2 x 27.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite in Francis Seymour Haden's hand, lower right below image: "Richmond." (this accompanies the date); inscribed in graphite, lower left: "a [?2806]"; inscribed in graphite, lower center: "[?19511].16.12"

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

Signed in graphite, lower left below image: "Seymour Haden" (partially underlined); dated in graphite, lower right below image: "July. 13. 1859."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Yale Art Gallery Collection, Gift of Mrs. Howard Mansfield
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1994.4.1009
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
distance | landscape | morning | park (grounds) | path | shadows | trees
Associated Places:
England | Europe | Greater London | Richmond | Richmond Park | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:37825
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