Yale Center for British Art
Creator:
Print made by Philip Dawe, ca.1745–ca.1809, British

after Henry Robert Morland, 1730–1797, British

Published by Carington Bowles, 1724–1793, British

Title:
The Pretty Ballad Singer
Date:
1769
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper, laid in mount
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 3/4 x 11 1/2 inches (42.6 x 29.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:
Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "S, 29 b | c"; lower center: "(16)"; lower right: "355"
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.857
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
singer | shawl | lantern (lighting device) | bonnet (hat) | modesty | shadow | light | pattern (design element) | chiaroscuro | woman | music | genre subject | dark | holding | singing | sheet music | ballad
Currently On View:
Not on view
Exhibition History:
Painters and Engraving - The Reproductive Print from Hogarth to Wilkie (Yale Center for British Art, 1980-03-26 - 1980-06-22)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22548