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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
Published by Anthony Molteno, 1784–1845, British
Title:
The Watercress Girl
Date:
1796
Medium:
Mezzotint and etching on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 1/2 x 9 7/8 inches (34.3 x 25.1 cm) and Image: 10 3/4 x 8 1/16 inches (27.3 x 20.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower right: "Juer 1376" | (IR31/1301)"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "F. Wheatley R. A Invt. & Delt.."; lower right: "F. Bartolozzi. Esqr.. R. A. Sculpt.."; lower center: "London, Pubd.. as the Act Directs Janry. 6. 1976. by Anthy. Molteno Printseller to her Royal Highness the Dutchess of York. No. 76. St. Jamess Street.

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.674
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
agriculture | barefoot | basket | bonnet | chimney | costume | dog (animal) | dress | farming | fence | genre subject | girl | hills | houses | landscape | mountains | stream | walking | watercress | waterfall | woman | worker
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40909
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