Yale Center for British Art
Creator:
Print made by Richard Houston, ca. 1721–1775, British

after Philippe Mercier, 1689 or 1691–1760, Franco-German, active in Britain (from 1716)

Title:
Oysterinda (Native Meltons)
Date:
ca. 1756
Medium:
Mezzotint
Dimensions:
Plate: 12 7/8 x 8 7/8in. (32.7 x 22.5cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11954
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
figure study | genre subject | oysters
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)

Publications:
John Ingamells, A Catalogue of the Paintings, Drawings, and Etchings of Philip Mercier, Volume of the Walpole Society, vol. 46, Walpole Society, 1976-8, p. 43, no. 164, N12 W35 +A1 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:31738