Sweet Evelina's fascinating Bower ... She read unconscious of the dawning Day. /
J.H. Benwell Invt. et Pinxt. ; F. Bartolozzi Sculpt. 1784..
|Main Creator:||Bartolozzi, Francesco, 1727-1815, engraver.|
Honora Edgeworth, née Sneyd, (1753-1780), 2nd wife of Richard Lovell Edgeworth ; three-quarter-length, seated, directed to right, face right profile, wearing mob cap, reading by candlelight a book which rests on left arm, right arm on arm of chair, candle on table in front of picture. When Miss Sneyd.
|Format:||PRINTS & DRAWINGS|
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London : J. Walker, No. 148 Strand, February 1st, 1785.
In-house number: PA 688A.
One of two impressions. See EDGE-HO (1) I for more details about other impression.
With four lines from Hayley's "Triumphs of Temper".
Physical description: 1 print : stipple ; oval image 10.5 x 8.3 cm., plate mark 15.3 x 10.2 cm., sheet 19.6 x 16.5 cm..
Citations/References: Catalogue of Engraved Irish Portraits and Original Drawings / Rosalind M. Elmes. - Dublin : p. 66.
Attributed to Francesco Bartolozzi, (1727-1815), after an original painting by John Hodges Benwell, (1762-1785).
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|EP EDGE-HO (1A) I||Prints & Drawings - Appt. only||Prints & Drawings|
Reproduction rights owned by National Library of Ireland.