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Creator:
Edward Fisher, 1722–1785, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Published by Edward Fisher, 1722–1785, British
Title:

Hope Nursing Love

Additional Title(s):

Miss Morris, Actress, as Hope Nursing Love

Date:
1771
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 19 7/8 × 14 1/8 inches (50.5 × 35.8 cm) and Image: 19 1/2 × 14 1/8 inches (49.6 × 35.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower center: "Miss Morris"

Marked in blue ink, on back, center, collector's stamp: "Paul Mellon Collection"

Lettered, lower left: "Sir Joshua Reynolds pinx,,t"; lower center: "Publish'd according to Act of Parliament 25 July 1771 and sold by E. Fisher at the Golden Head in Leicester Square. | HOPE NURSING LOVE."; lower right: "E. Fisher Sculp,,t"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12908
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
allegory | arrows | bow | child | dress | forest | love | mother | mythology | nursing | personification | quiver | ribbons | river | robe | rocks (landforms) | sandals | sash | trees | vice | woods
Associated People:
Cupid
Miss Morris (fl. 1769), actress/entertainer
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38589
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