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Creator:
Print made by Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
after Richard Cosway, 1742–1821, British
Published by Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
Title:
Mrs. Abington as Thalia
Date:
1783
Medium:
Etching and stipple engraving in brown ink on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 9/16 x 8 1/4 inches (26.8 x 21 cm) and Image: 9 1/4 x 7 3/16 inches (23.5 x 18.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower left: "Proof | Jw | Juer 1617 | (IR31|1036b)"

Lettered, lower left: "R.d Cosway R. A. Delint"; lower center: "Mrs: ABINGTON | Pubd: 20. Augst: 1783. by F. Bartolozzi London."; lower right: "F. Bartolozzi Sculp."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.642
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
actress | bust | crook, shepherd's | flowers (plants) | garlands | hills | lyre | mask | monument | pearls | performance | pipes | religious and mythological subject | ribbon | roses (plant) | sandals | sash | skirts | stage | stream | tambourine | theater (discipline) | trees | woman | woman
Associated People:
Abington, Frances (1737–1815), actress
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:52123
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