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Celia lamenting her dead sparrow

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1902,1011.2254

  • Title (object)

    • Celia lamenting her dead sparrow
  • Description

    Portrait of Lady Christiana Collier after Reynolds (Mannings 394); seated half-length, looking down at a dead sparrow; proof before letters and cleaning the plate margin. 1760s
    Mezzotint

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1760-1770
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 353 millimetres
    • Width: 251 millimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Probably copied from the print by James Watson. The lettered state was published by John Bowles.

  • Bibliography

    • Chaloner Smith 1883 2 bibliographic details
    • Hamilton 1884 p.91 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Mounted Roy)

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1902

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1902,1011.2254

Portrait of Lady Christiana Collier after Reynolds (Mannings 394); seated half-length, looking down at a dead sparrow; proof before letters and cleaning the plate margin.  1760s  Mezzotint

Recto

Portrait of Lady Christiana Collier after Reynolds (Mannings 394); seated half-length, looking down at a dead sparrow; proof before letters and cleaning the plate margin. 1760s Mezzotint

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