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Creator:
John Goldar, 1729–1795, British
after John Collet, ca. 1725–1780, British
Published by Thomas Bradford, active 1763–died 1773, British
Title:

The Refusal

Date:
1768
Medium:
Line engraving and etching on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped inside plate): 13 1/8 x 14 9/16 inches (33.3 x 37 cm) and Image: 11 x 13 3/8 inches (27.9 x 33.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

collector's stamp of the Paul Mellon Collection, in blue ink, on back, lower center, within two concentric circles: "PAUL MELLON | COLLECTION"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "J,, Collett pinxit"; lower center: "The REFUSAL. | Engraved after an Original Picture of Mr,, John Collett, in the Possession of Mr,, Bradford. | Published by T. BRADFORD, No. 132 Fleet Street, London: 10. Feby. 1768, as the Act directs."; lower right: "J,, Goldar Sculpsit"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11249
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bonnets | bowl (vessel) | chair | cravat | daughter | drapery | drinking | drinking glasses | food | fruit | genre subject | gowns | humor | love | man | marriage | mother | oval | plaid | satire | table | tricorne | women
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5810
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