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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1874,0613.2661

  • Description

    Plate II of Rural Life after Mercier; a young woman three-quarter length holding a spindle against left side, drawing a thread with left hand slightly raised and right hand at her side, smiling towards the viewer, wearing a peaked hat and plain gown with low round neckline, apron and full sleeves, rolled up, with landscape background; after Mercier.
    Mezzotint

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1746-1766 (circa)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 153 millimetres
    • Width: 114 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below the image "Rural Life. Plate II. / P. Mercier pinxt. / C. Corbutt fecit. / Printed for Robt. Sayer, at No. 53 in Fleet Street.".
  • Curator's comments

    See 2010,7081. 3196

  • Bibliography

    • Chaloner Smith 1883 undescribed bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1874

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1874,0613.2661

Plate II of Rural Life after Mercier; a young woman three-quarter length holding a spindle against left side, drawing a thread with left hand slightly raised and right hand at her side, smiling towards the viewer, wearing a peaked hat and plain gown with low round neckline, apron and full sleeves, rolled up, with landscape background; after Mercier.  Mezzotint

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Plate II of Rural Life after Mercier; a young woman three-quarter length holding a spindle against left side, drawing a thread with left hand slightly raised and right hand at her side, smiling towards the viewer, wearing a peaked hat and plain gown with low round neckline, apron and full sleeves, rolled up, with landscape background; after Mercier. Mezzotint

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