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Creator:
Print made by Luigi Schiavonetti, 1765–1810
after Francis Wheatley, 1747–1801
Published by Colnaghi, established 1760, active ca. 1785–1911
Title:

Two Bunches a Penny Primroses, Two Bunches a Penny

Additional Title(s):

Cries of London: Plate 1

A un sou mes deux peignèes de primeroses, a un sou

Part Of:

Collective Title: Cries of London

Date:
1793
Materials & Techniques:
Color printed etching, aquatint, and stipple engraving with hand coloring in watercolor on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper.
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 3/4 × 11 1/2 inches (40 × 29.2 cm), Image: 11 × 14 1/8 inches (27.9 × 35.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower right: "4"

Lettered below image, lower left: "Painted by F. Wheatley, R.A."; lower right: "Engraved by L. Sciavonetti"; lower center: "CRIES | of | LONDON | Plate 1t | Two bunches a penny primroses, two bunches a penny | A un sou mes deux peignees de primeroses, a un sou | London pub.d as the Act Directs. July 2 by Colnaghi and Co. No 132 Pall Mall | 1793"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art; Yale University Art Gallery Collection; Bequest of Doris M. Brixey
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1994.4.413
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:39364
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