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Emma

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1895,0408.20

  • Title (object)

    • Emma
  • Description

    Young woman seated half-length to left, looking coquettishly to front with her left hand to her chin, wearing large hat with black ribbon. 29 December 1785
    Stipple, with some etching

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1785
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 380 millimetres
    • Width: 277 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with title and production and publication detail, below image: "Painted by G. Romney", "Engraved by Jno. Jones" and "London, Pubd. as the Act direscts, Dec 29 1785, by I. Jones, No. 63, Gt. Portland Street Mary-le-bone."
  • Curator's comments

    Not in Chaloner Smith.

  • Bibliography

    • Horne 1891 43.II bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Mounted Roy)

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1895

  • Acquisition notes

    It is almost certain that the acquisition numbers for 'Serena' and 'Emma' were accidentally switched when stamping the mounts (both impressions are now laid down). According to the register, 1895,0408.20 is 'Serena', while 1871,1209.275 is 'Emma', both impressions being printed in colours.

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1895,0408.20

Young woman seated half-length to l, looking coquettishly to front with her left hand to her chin, wearing large hat with black ribbon.  29 December 1785  Stipple, with some etching

Recto

Young woman seated half-length to l, looking coquettishly to front with her left hand to her chin, wearing large hat with black ribbon. 29 December 1785 Stipple, with some etching

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