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Creator:
James Watson, 1740–1790, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:

L'Allegro

Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, moderately textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 24 7/16 × 15 inches (62.1 × 38.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, lower center: "Miss Chaloner now wife of Coll Hale"

Paul Mellon Collector's mark

lettered, lower center: "L'ALLEGRO | Sold by Ryland and Bryer at the Kings Arms Cornhill"; lettered lower left: "J Reynolds pinxt"; lettered, lower right: "J Watson fec"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12935
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:38616
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