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Creator:
Print made by Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
after Francis Wheatley, 1747–1801, British
Title:

Winter

Additional Title(s):

Bless My Heart, How Cold It Is

Part Of:

Collective Title: Four Seasons

Date:
1789
Medium:
Stipple engraving and etching on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped inside plate): 8 3/8 x 6 3/8 inches (21.3 x 16.2 cm) and Image: 7 5/16 x 6 3/8 inches (18.5 x 16.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower left: "(IR74/872)" on back, lower right, in brown ink: "2245"; in graphite: "WINTER- | ; on s/v Wheatley [s-shaped mark]"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Painted by F. Wheatley"; lower center: "Bless my heart how cold it is. | Bon dieù qu'il fait froid."; lower right: "Engrav'd by F. Bartolozzi R. A. Engraver to his Majesty"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14541
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cold | costume | fur | hat | muff | portrait | ribbon | seasons | winter | woman
Associated People:
Wheatley (née Pope), Clara Maria (1768-1838), Francis Wheatley's wife
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40279
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