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Creator:
Print made by Anthony Cardon, 1772–1813, Flemish
after Francis Wheatley, 1747–1801, British
Title:

Credulity

Date:
1796
Medium:
Color-printed etching and stipple engraving, with hand coloring in watercolor on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped inside plate): 11 13/16 x 9 5/16 inches (30 x 23.6 cm) and Image: 11 x 8 7/16 inches (28 x 21.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower left: "CREDULITY"

Marked in blue ink, on back, center: "Paul Mellon Collection"

Lettered, lower left under image: "F. Wheatley R.A. Inv.t"; lower right under image: "A. Cardon Sculp.t"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14512
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
apron | bucket | buckle | bushes | clouds | country (rural landscape) | fences | flowers (plants) | gaze | genre subject | grass | letter | orange | pastoral | peasant | pink | ribbon | romantic | scarf | shoes (footwear) | sky | sunbonnet | thoughtful | trees | vines | woman
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40231
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