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Creator:
William Say, 1768–1834, British
after unknown artist, ( H. Thompson )
Title:
Love Sheltered
Date:
1806
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 28 7/8 × 19 1/4 inches (73.3 × 48.9 cm), Plate: 25 7/8 × 16 1/2 inches (65.7 × 41.9 cm), and Image: 25 × 16 7/16 inches (63.5 × 41.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "20610"

Lettered, lower left: "London, Published Novr. 10th 1806. | H. Thomson R.A. Pinxt."; lettered, lower center: "LOVE SHELTERED. | It's a cold rainy night and I'm wet to the skin | And I have lost my way Ma'am; so pray let me in. | The collection of Charles Hoare Esq. to whome this plate is dedicated, by his obliged humble servant, H. Macklin."; lettered, lower right: "by H. Macklin, 39 Fleet Street. | Wm. Say Sculpt."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13204
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38109
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