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Creator:
Print made by John Condé, 1765–1794, French, active in Britain
after Richard Cosway, 1742–1821, British
Published by John Condé, 1765–1794, French, active in Britain
Published by Molteno, Colnaghi & Co., established 1760, active ca. 1785–1911, Italian, active in Britain
Title:

Melania

Date:
1792
Medium:
Stipple engraving and etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 5/16 x 4 9/16 inches (16.1 x 11.6 cm), Plate: 6 1/8 x 4 3/8 inches (15.6 x 11.1 cm), and Image (oval): 3 15/16 x 3 1/8 inches (10 x 8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower right: "John CONDE"

Lettered in black ink, lower left, along lower left border of oval image: "R. Cosway Pinx."; lower right, along lower right border of oval image: "J. Condé Sculp."; lower center: "Melania. | London, Published May 2, 1792, by J. Condé; & Molteno, Colnaghi, & Co. Pall Mall."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.207
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bonnet (hat) | bracelet (jewelry) | cameo | costume | dress | girl | gown | jewelry | medallion | miniature | oval | pendant (jewelry) | portrait | ruff | ruffles | woman
Associated People:
Robinson, Mary (1756/1758?–1800), author and actress
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:41799
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