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Creator:
John Raphael Smith, 1752–1812, British
after Joseph Wright of Derby, 1734–1797, British, active in Italy (1773–75)
Title:

The Indian Widow

Date:
1789
Medium:
Mezzotint, published state
Dimensions:
Plate: 17 3/4 x 21 3/4in. (45.1 x 55.2cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Engraved inscriptions: below image at left, "Painted by J. Wright."; below image at center, "The Widow of an Indian Chief watching the Arms of her deceased Husband."; below, "London Pub. Ian 29. 1789 by I.R. Smith. N.31 King Street. Covt Garden."; below inage at right, "Engraved by JR Smith. Mezzotinto Engraver to his Royal Highns the Prince of Wales"; below, "& his Serene Highns the Duke of Orleans"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14594
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:40592
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