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Creator Print made by Paul Fourdrinier, French
after Peter Monamy, 1681–1749, British
Published by Bowles & Carver, 1763–1830, British
Published by Robert Wilkinson, 1758–1825, British
Title Sweet William's Farewell to Black Eyed Susan
Date undated
Medium Line engraving with hand coloring in watercolor on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions Sheet: 12 5/16 × 18 1/8 inches (31.2 × 46 cm) Plate: 11 1/2 × 14 1/8 inches (29.2 × 35.9 cm) Image: 10 1/4 × 13 3/4 inches (26 × 35 cm)
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Lettering
Lettered below image, lower left: "P. Monemie Pinxt. Publish'd according to Act of Parliament."; below: "O Susan, Susan Lovely Dear, | My Vows shall ever true remain; Let me Kifs off that falling Tear, | We only part to meet again; | Change as ye list ye Winds, my Heart shall be | The Faithful Compafs that still points to thee"; center: "Sweet William's Farewel | to | Black Eyed Sufan"; below: " London Printed for Bowles and Carver No. 69 St Pauls Church Yard & Robert Wilkinson No 58 Cornhill."; lower right: "Fourdrinier sculp from the Original in Vaux-hall Garden" ; below: "The Boatswain gave the dreadful Word, | Ths Sails their Swelling Bosom spread, | No longer must she stay aboard: | They kiss'd the Sigh'd, he hung his head: | Her lefs'ning Boat unwilling rows to Land, | Adieu; She cries, and wav'd her Lily Hand."
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B1995.13.141
Collection Prints and Drawings
Link to This Record http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/3644385
Subject Terms marine art | rowboats | sails | sea | ships
Publications

Timothy J. Barringer, Art & music in Britain, four encounters, 1730-1900., Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2006, pp. 6-7, V 1699 (YCBA)


Timothy J. Barringer, Art & music in Britain, four encounters, 1730-1900 : [exhibition and label text], [New Haven, 2006, [p. 19], V 1699:1 (YCBA)


Jonathan Conlin, The pleasure garden , from Vauxhall to Coney Island, , University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, 2013, pp. 89-91, fig. 3.4, SB451.36.G7 P54 2013 (YCBA) , Also available online (ORBIS) [Project Muse]


Jonathan Conlin, The pleasure garden , from Vauxhall to Coney Island, , University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, 2013, pp. 89-91, fig. 3.4, SB451.36.G7 P54 2013 (YCBA) , Also available online (ORBIS) [Project Muse]


Eleanor Hughes, Spreading Canvas : Eighteenth-Century British Marine Painting, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2016, p. 161, 163, cat. 23, ND 1373.G74 S67 2016 (YCBA)


Eleanor Hughes, Spreading Canvas : Eighteenth-Century British Marine Painting, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2016, p. 161, 163, cat. 23, ND 1373.G74 S67 2016 (YCBA)

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