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Print - Mrs Aphra Behn
  • Mrs Aphra Behn
    White, Robert, born 1645 - died 1703
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Mrs Aphra Behn

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    late 17th - early 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    White, Robert, born 1645 - died 1703 (printmaker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.2666

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case DG, shelf 11, box A8

Physical description

Portrait of Mrs Aphra Behn, Dramatist and Poet; Three-quarter length, in a low-necked dress, seen nearly full face, and turned a little to the right; An oval; Print on paper; Inscribed 'MRS. BEHN'.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

late 17th - early 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

White, Robert, born 1645 - died 1703 (printmaker)

Materials and Techniques

print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'MRS. BEHN'
Inscribed.

Dimensions

Height: 31.6 cm page approx, Width: 20.5 cm page approx

Descriptive line

Portrait of Mrs Aphra Behn, Dramatist and Poet; Three-quarter length, in a low-necked dress, seen nearly full face, and turned a little to the right; An oval; Print on paper; By Robert White; English School; Late 17th - early 18th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum : Printed by G.E. Eyre and W. Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O., 1874.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Printing

Subjects depicted

Woman; Writer; Portrait

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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