Black Monday or the Departure for School
- Materials & Techniques:
- Mezzotint with hand coloring in watercolor and white gouache on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
- Frame: 25 1/8 × 30 × 1 inches (63.8 × 76.2 × 2.5 cm), Sheet: 17 3/4 × 22 1/2 inches (45.1 × 57.2 cm), Image: 15 7/8 × 21 1/4 inches (40.3 × 54 cm)
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:
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- bonnets | children | fruit basket | genre subject | hats | piano | tea | women
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Published by John Jones, ca. 1745–1797, British, Black Monday or the Departure for School, 1790
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