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The Flower Girl

Print
12/09/1784 (published)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Mezzotint on paper
Brief Description
The Flower Girl. Print of a young woman with a basket of flowers. Mezzotint by John Young after Johan Zoffany, 1784.
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.
Dimensions
  • Height: 38.1cm
  • Width: 27.3cm
Dimensions taken from Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1959. London: HMSO, 1964.
Style
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)
Credit line
Given by Mrs. E. B. Westwood
Object history
This engraving is a companion to 'The Watercress Girl' by J. R. Smith, e.565-1959.
Subjects depicted
Associated Object
Bibliographic Reference
Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1959 . London: HMSO, 1964.
Collection
Accession Number
E.678-1959

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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