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18th century
354 x 390 mm (13.9 x 15.4 in.)

John Raphael Smith, British (English), (1751–1812)
After Matthew William Peters, British (English), (1742–1814)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Mezzotint on laid paper
Print impression quality: Good
Edition: Published 28 December 1778 by J. R. Smith and Torre, London
Marks: Inscribed in plate: “Engraved by J.R. Smith, from an Original Picture of W. Peters, R.A., in the Collection of the Rt. Hon. Lord Melbourne”
Marks: Watermark: Unidentified two bands with letters
Bibliography: Frankau 342; Chaloner Smith, Walker, 24; Manners, Peters, painting reproduced in plate XIII; see DAC object file.
Credit Line: Friends of the Davison Art Center funds, 1995
Accession Number: 1995.41.1

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This object has the following keywords:
  • erotica - Depiction or description of sexual love. For depiction or description of sexual activity in an exploitative, abusive, or violent context, use "pornography." [March 1994 related term added.]
  • nudes - Representations of unclothed human figures. [February 1998 related term added, "nudity"; alternate descriptor changed, was "nude". September 1990 descriptor added.]
  • sexuality - Use generally for the sum of an individual's sexual emotions, ideas, and behavior. For the pattern of attitudes and behavior that in any society is deemed appropriate to one sex rather than another, use "sex role." For the concept of the physiological traits that distinguish the males and females of a species, use "sex." [February 1993 descriptor moved. January 1991 scope note added; related term added.]

  • plate Dimensions: 354 x 390 mm (13.9 x 15.4 in.)

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