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Print - The Flower Girl
  • The Flower Girl
    Young, John, born 1755 - died 1825
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The Flower Girl

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    12/09/1784 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Young, John, born 1755 - died 1825 (engraver)
    Young, John, born 1755 - died 1825 (publisher)
    Zoffany, Johan Joseph, born 1733 - died 1810 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs. E. B. Westwood

  • Museum number:

    E.678-1959

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Half-length portrait, facing to front, of a young woman wearing a shawl and bonnet. The woman is supporting a basket of flowers on her right arm and is holding a flower in her right hand.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

12/09/1784 (published)

Artist/maker

Young, John, born 1755 - died 1825 (engraver)
Young, John, born 1755 - died 1825 (publisher)
Zoffany, Johan Joseph, born 1733 - died 1810 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted by J. Zoffany RA. Engrav'd by J. Young. Engraved from the Original Picture in the possession of Jacob Wilkinson Esqr. London, Publish'd Sepr. 12th 1784 by J. Young No. 28 Newman Street Oxford Street.'
Lettered with title and

Dimensions

Height: 38.1 cm, Width: 27.3 cm

Object history note

This engraving is a companion to 'The Watercress Girl' by J. R. Smith, e.565-1959.

Descriptive line

The Flower Girl. Print of a young woman with a basket of flowers. Mezzotint by John Young after Johan Zoffany, 1784.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1959 . London: HMSO, 1964.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Woman; Flowers; Bonnet; Basket

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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