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Creator:
Thomas Watson, 1743–1781, British
after Joseph Wright of Derby, 1734–1797, British, active in Italy (1773–75)
Title:
Miss Kitty Dressing
Date:
1781
Medium:
Mezzotint, 1st state, proof before title
Dimensions:
Plate: 17 7/8 x 13in. (45.4 x 33cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

London Publish'd Feby. 20th. 1781, for Watson & Dickinson No.158 New Bond Street (bottom center within plate mark below image); 1st state, proof before title.

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14597
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Painters and Engraving - The Reproductive Print from Hogarth to Wilkie (Yale Center for British Art, 1980-03-26 - 1980-06-22)

Joseph Wright of Derby (Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1990-09-06 - 1990-12-02)

Joseph Wright of Derby (Musée du Louvre, 1990-05-17 - 1990-07-23)

Joseph Wright of Derby (Tate Britain, 1990-02-07 - 1990-04-22)

Art in Focus : Joseph Wright and the Spectacle of Science (Yale Center for British Art, 2007-03-30 - 2007-06-11)

Publications:
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Judy Egerton, Wright of Derby, Tate Publishing, London, 1990, p. 246, no. 166, P21, NJ18 W95 +E54 1990 Oversize (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40601
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