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A Lady in Waiting

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1937,1211.21

  • Title (object)

    • A Lady in Waiting
  • Description

    A lady, whole-length seated to right on bank beside trees, resting her head on her left arm, her right hand on her hip, eyes to front; wearing gloves, scarf and large, dark hat; buildings in distance at right. 1780
    Mezzotint

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1780
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 330 millimetres (cut?)
    • Width: 250 millimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Companion to 'The Angelic Angler', according to Frankau (D'Oench 153).
    Any inscription may have been removed, as the base of the impression appears to have been cut, with another, blank piece of paper added in its place.

  • Bibliography

    • D'Oench 1999 154 bibliographic details
    • Frankau 1902 209 bibliographic details
    • Chaloner Smith 1883 undescribed bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Mounted Roy)

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1937

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1937,1211.21

A lady, whole-length seated to right on bank beside trees, resting her head on her left arm, her right hand on her hip, eyes to front; wearing gloves, scarf and large, dark hat; buildings in distance at right.  1780  Mezzotint

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A lady, whole-length seated to right on bank beside trees, resting her head on her left arm, her right hand on her hip, eyes to front; wearing gloves, scarf and large, dark hat; buildings in distance at right. 1780 Mezzotint

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