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Credulous Lady and Astrologer

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1877,0512.612

  • Title (object)

    • Credulous Lady and Astrologer
  • Description

    A fashionably dressed lady examining a strip of material in her hand, one glove removed, while the astrologer sits at his desk at left, looking and while pointing to a page before him with his right hand and up with his left; an attendant standing behind the lady at right; oval, trimmed above publication line. 1786
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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1786
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 409 millimetres (trimmed)
    • Width: 340 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below image with title, production detail: "Painted by J. R. Smith", "Engraved by P. Simon"; the date added in pencil above title.
  • Bibliography

    • D'Oench 1999 Appendix 1: 8 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British Masters Portfolio)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1877

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1877,0512.612

A fashionably dressed lady examining a strip of material in her hand, one glove removed, while the astrologer sits at his desk at left, looking and while pointing to a page before him with his right hand and up with his left; an attendant standing behind the lady at right; oval, trimmed above publication line.  1786  Stipple

Recto

A fashionably dressed lady examining a strip of material in her hand, one glove removed, while the astrologer sits at his desk at left, looking and while pointing to a page before him with his right hand and up with his left; an attendant standing behind the lady at right; oval, trimmed above publication line. 1786 Stipple

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