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Creator:
Peter P. Benazech, 1767–1794
after C. Fenn
after unknown artist, ( C. Fenn )
Published by John Ryall, active 1755–1762, British
Published by Robert Withy, active 1750–1765, British
Published by Robert Sayer, 1725–1794, British
Title:

For Japaning, Where may be 200 Different Sorts

Date:
1757
Medium:
Etching on medium, slightly textured, beige laid paper mounted on medium, textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 9 5/16 x 14 1/16 inches (23.6 x 35.7 cm) and Sheet (cropped to plate): 7 x 10 9/16 inches (17.7 x 26.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, in black ink, upper center: "Publish'd according to Act of Parliament 1757. | For Japaning, Where may be had 200 Different Sorts."; top right: "4"; lower left: "C. Fenn Delin.t"; lower center: "London Printed for {John Ryall & Rob,t, Withy opposite Salisbury Court | Rob,t, Sayer Opposite Fetter Lane ~ } In Fleet Street ~"; lower right: "P. Benazech Scu."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.1040
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | branches | butterflies | cicada | cricket | dragonfly | japanning | science
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:52141
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