Mrs. Abington as Thalia
- Former Title(s):
Mrs. Abington as the Comic Muse
- ca. 1783
- Etching and stipple engraving, with hand colored ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
- Sheet (cropped inside plate): 9 3/16 x 7 1/8 inches (23.4 x 18.1 cm) and Image: 9 1/8 x 6 3/4 inches (23.1 x 17.1 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, on back, center left: "144"; lower center: "Mrs Abington 1783 [...]" ; lower right: "Juer 1617 | (IR31 / 1036a)"
Lettered, in black ink, lower left: "Rd. Cosway R. A. Delint"; lower center: "[...]"; lower right: "F. Bartolozzi Sculp."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- actress | bust | crook, shepherd's | flowers (plants) | garlands | hills | lyre | mask | monument | mythology | pearls | performance | pipes | religious and mythological subject | ribbon | roses (plant) | sandals | sash | skirt | stage | stream | tambourine | theater (discipline) | trees | woman | woman
- Associated People:
- Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Abington, Frances (1737–1815), actress
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Print made by Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99), Mrs. Abington as Thalia, ca. 1783
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