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Creator:
Print made by John Raphael Smith, 1752–1812, British
Published by James Birchall, active 1781–died in 1794, British
Title:

Proverbs, Chapter VII, verses 7, 10, 13

Date:
1780
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 1/8 × 10 3/16 inches (35.9 × 25.9 cm), Plate: 13 15/16 × 10 inches (35.4 × 25.4 cm), and Image: 12 7/8 × 9 15/16 inches (32.7 × 25.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, upper left: "21 3/4 x 18"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "598"

Lettered, lower center: "PROVERBS. CHAP. VII | Ver,,7th,, I discern'd amont the Youths a young man void of understanding. | 10th,, there met him a woman with the attire of an harlot, | 13th,, so she caught him, & kissed him, | London Publish'd Decr. 17 1780 by J. Birchall N,,473 Strand & J.R.Smith No,10 Batemans Buildings, Soho Square."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.662
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:6402
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