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Creator:
Print made by John Raphael Smith, 1752–1812, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:

Emma Hart as Bacchante

Date:
1784
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 3/4 × 12 15/16 inches (42.5 × 32.9 cm), Plate: 15 × 10 15/16 inches (38.1 × 27.8 cm), and Image: 9 7/8 × 8 1/16 inches (25.1 × 20.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Lady Hamilton"; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "1"

Lettered, lower left: "Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds"; lettered, lower right: "Engrav'd by J.R. Smith Mezzotinto Engraver to | His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales."; lettered, lower center: "A BACHANTE"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.144
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Associated People:
Hamilton, Emma, Lady Hamilton (bap. 1765, d. 1815), social celebrity and artist's model
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:6412
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