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Creator:
John Whessell, 1760–ca. 1823, British
after Francis Wheatley, 1747–1801, British
Title:

The Woodman's Return

Date:
1797
Medium:
Colored stipple engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 24 1/4 × 18 7/8 inches (61.6 × 47.9 cm) and Image: 21 7/8 × 17 13/16 inches (55.6 × 45.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Paul Mellon collector's mark

Lettered, lower left: "F. Wheatly r.A. pinxt."; lettered, lower center: "London Publish'd January 1st 1797 by T Simpson St. Paul's Church Yard, and Darling & Thompson,Newport Street | THE WOODMAN'S RETURN."; lettered, lower right: "J. Whesell Scuplt."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14523
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:40250
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