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Creator:
John Eginton, active 1763–1800
after Francis Wheatley, 1747–1801, British
Published by John Eginton, active 1763–1800
and J. F. Tomkins, active 1789–1800, British
Title:

The Affectionate Daughter

Date:
1792
Medium:
Stipple engraving, printed in color on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped inside plate): 14 15/16 x 11 7/16 inches (37.9 x 29 cm) and Image: 12 x 9 15/16 inches (30.5 x 25.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: "1792" with arrow pointing to portion of lettering that had been cut off

collector's stamp of the Paul Mellon Collection, in blue ink, on back, lower center, within two concentric circles: "PAUL MELLON | COLLECTION"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Painted by Wheatley R,, A"; lower center: [following text partially cut off] "The Affectionate Daughter | Pubd March 12 [...] Eginton [...] & J F Tomkins No [...] New Bond Street London"; lower right: "Engrav'd by J Eginton"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14504
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bonnets (hats) | bowl (vessel) | bushes | chair | chicken | coins | costume | daughter | dresses | elderly | genre subject | gesture | girl | gown | house | interior | jug | love | mother | pail | pan (container) | peasant | poverty | stool | stripes | table | women | worn
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40205
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