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Creator:
Print made by Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
after Richard Cosway, 1742–1821, British
Title:

Miss Anna Brunton

Former Title(s):

Miss Brunton, in the character of Horatia, in the Roman Father, By this we'll swear a lasting love [Act 3, Scene 2]

'The Roman Father,' Act III, Scene II

Date:
1785
Medium:
Stipple engraving and etching on medium, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped inside plate): 5 7/8 x 3 7/8 inches (14.9 x 9.8 cm) and Image (oval): 3 3/8 x 2 3/8 inches (8.5 x 6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in gray ink, on back, upper center: "[?Mary] E[...]"; in graphite, lower center: "afterwards Countess [?braven]"; in graphite, lower right: "[...] 1633 | (IR31/1047)"

Lettered, in black ink, lower left: "R. Cosway R.A.. del."; lower right: "F. Bartolozzi Sculpx"; lower center: "MISS BRUNTON, | in the Character of | HORATIA, | in the Roman Father | By this we'll swear a lasting love. | Act 3. Scene 2."; lower center: "London Printed for J. Bell, British Library Strand, October 24th, 1785."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.643
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
actress | belt | By this we'll swear a lasting love | dress | headdress | kerchief | literary theme | oval | plumes | The Roman Father, play by William Whitehead | woman
Associated People:
Horatia
Brunton, Anna (born 1773, died?), dramatist
Access:
View by request in the Study Room
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40863
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