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Creator:
Print made by Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
after Benjamin West, 1738–1820, American, active in Britain (from 1763)
Published by Thomas Sandby RA, 1721–1798, British
Title:

Trade Card for Thomas Sandby, Jr.

Former Title(s):

Thomas Sandby Junior's Trade Card

Date:
1791
Medium:
Etching and stipple engraving on thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped inside plate): 5 13/16 x 5 11/16 inches (14.8 x 14.5 cm) and Image (bottom part of image cropped out): 5 7/16 x 5 9/16 inches (13.8 x 14.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered in black ink, lower center, within image: "T. SANDBY Junr. | St. Georges Row Oxford Street,"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of William Drummond
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1983.3
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
artist | bench | costume | curtains | drawing | embracing | fire | flowers (motifs) | lamp | love | lovers | man | oval | pedestal | portrait | silhouettes | the daughter of Butades, Debutades, draws the silhouette of her lover on the wall, i.e. 'the origin of painting' | trade card | wall | woman
Associated People:
Debutades, daughter of Butades of Sicyon
Sandby, Thomas (bap. 1723, d. 1798), architect and draughtsman
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:7083
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Susan Rather, The American school : artists and status in the late-colonial and early national era, Yale University Press, New Haven, 2016, pp. 219-20, fig. 163, N6507 .R38 2016 (YCBA)


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