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Creator:
Print made by Guillaume Philippe Benoist, 1725–ca. 1770, French
after Francis Hayman, 1707/8–1776, British
Published by John Bowles, 1701–1779, British
Published by Carington Bowles, 1724–1793, British
Title:
Games at Vauxhall: Playing at Cricket
Date:
ca. 1743
Medium:
Etching with stipple engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 1/2 x 14 13/16 inches (26.7 x 37.6 cm), Plate: 10 1/16 x 14 7/16 inches (25.5 x 36.6 cm), and Image: 9 1/4 x 13 7/8 inches (23.5 x 35.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, in black ink, lower left: "F. Hayman Pinx,,t"; lower center: "PLAYING at CRICKET. Engraved after the Original Painting in Vaux Hall Garden. | Printed for John Bowles at the Black Horse in Cornhil, and Carington Bowles in St,, Pauls Church Yard London."; lower right: "Benoist Sculp.t"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.905
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
ball | bat | blouses | breeches | city | clouds | coats | competition | cricket | cricket ball | cricket bat | cricket fields | fields | games | genre subject | hats | landscape | leisure | leisure | men | observers | plants | shoes | sporting art | sports | teams | tights | trees | walking sticks
Associated Places:
England | Lambeth | London | Southwark | United Kingdom | Vauxhall Gardens
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Francis Hayman (Kenwood House, 1987-06-24 - 1987-09-30)

Francis Hayman (Yale Center for British Art, 1987-04-01 - 1987-05-31)

Pleasures and Pastimes (Yale Center for British Art, 1990-02-21 - 1990-04-29)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:41173
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