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Creator:
Luigi Schiavonetti, 1765–1810
after Francis Wheatley, 1747–1801
Title:

"Two bunches a penny primroses, two bunches a penny"

Additional Title(s):

Cries of London, Plate, 1

A un sou mes deux peignèes de primeroses, a un sou

Part Of:

Collective Title: Cries of London

Date:
1793
Medium:
Color printed etching, aquatint, and stipple engraving with hand coloring in watercolor on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 × 12 1/8 inches (40.6 × 30.8 cm), Image: 14 × 10 7/8 inches (35.6 × 27.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, upper left: "1."; lower left: "692 6"

Lettered below image, lower left: "Painted by F. Wheatley, R.A."; lower right: "Engraved by L. Sciavonetti"; lower center: "CRIES | of | LONDON | Plate 1t | Two bunches a penny primroses, two bunches a penny | A un sou mes deux peignees de primeroses, a un sou | London pub.d as the Act Directs. July 2 by Colnaghi and Co. No 132 Pall Mall | 1793"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.1679
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by appointment in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:54780
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