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Creator:
Print made by David Allan, 1744–1796, British, born in Scotland
after David Allan, 1744–1796, British, born in Scotland
Title:
Sir William Worthy's Blessing
Date:
1808
Medium:
Etching and aquatint on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 1/8 x 8 15/16 inches (28.3 x 22.7 cm), Plate: 10 3/8 x 7 13/16 inches (26.3 x 19.8 cm), and Image: 8 3/4 x 7 1/16 inches (22.2 x 17.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Da Allan invt et Aq. tint fecit"; lower center: "Sir William. I give you both my blessing; may your love | Produce a happy race, and still improve | Gent. Shep. Act V Scene"; lower right: "Edinbr"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Janet and James Sale, Yale BA 1960
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.12.14
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
apron (main garment) | blessing | bones (material) | breeches | cane | cape | chairs | coats | costume | cupboard | dog (animal) | fichu | genre subject | gesture | gowns | hats | illustration | inkwell | interior | kerchiefs | lovers | marriage | men | pastoral | peasants | pictures | poem | prayer | praying | quill | rafters | shepherd | smiling | stripes | table | women
Associated Places:
Europe | Scotland | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:50695
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