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Print made by Guillaume Philippe Benoist, 1725–ca. 1770
after Francis Hayman, 1707/8–1776
Published by John Bowles, 1701–1779
Published by Carington Bowles, 1724–1793
Games at Vauxhall: Playing at Cricket
Former Title(s):
Additional Title(s):
Playing at Cricket. Engraved after the Original Painting in Vaux Hall Garden.
ca. 1743
Materials & Techniques:
Etching with stipple engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
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), Image: 9 1/4 x 13 7/8 inches (23.5 x 35.3 cm)

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:
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
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IIIF Manifest:

Pleasures and Pastimes (Yale Center for British Art, 1990-02-21 - 1990-04-29) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Francis Hayman (Kenwood House, 1987-06-24 - 1987-09-30) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Francis Hayman (Yale Center for British Art, 1987-04-01 - 1987-05-31) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Brian Allen, Francis Hayman, Yale University Press, New Haven, 1987, pp. 136-8, 182, no. 67, NJ18 H3324 A54 (YCBA) [YCBA]

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