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Creator:
Print made by John Jones, ca. 1745–1797, British
after William Redmore Bigg, 1755–1828, British
Published by William Redmore Bigg, 1755–1828, British
Title:

Black Monday or the Departure for School

Date:
1790
Medium:
Mezzotint with hand coloring in watercolor and white gouache on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Frame: 25 1/8 × 30 × 1 inches (63.8 × 76.2 × 2.5 cm), Sheet (visible): 17 3/4 × 22 1/2 inches (45.1 × 57.2 cm), and Image: 15 7/8 × 21 1/4 inches (40.3 × 54 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered below image: "Painted by W.R.Bigg A. | Engraved by Iohn Jones | Principal Engraver to his Royal Highness the Duke of York | BLACK MONDAY. or the Departure for SCHOOL. | Pubd. as the act directs. Decr. ye 1st, 1790 by W.B.Bigg No.11 Tavistock Row Covent Garden"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Celia Hopkinson
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2018.1
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bonnets | children | fruit basket | genre subject | hats | piano | tea | women
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:75430
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