Portraits of ladies in mezzotint [graphic] : after the paintings of famous artists from Anthony Vandyck (1599-1641) to Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792) : volume 1[-4].

Published/Created:
[England]
[between 1684 and 1799?]
Physical Description:
197 prints in 4 volumes : mezzotints ; binding height 62 cm
Notes:
Letterpress title pages printed in red and black.
Each volume with printed table of contents in letterpress; plates arranged alphabetically by sitter.
v.1. A-D -- v. 2. D-J -- v. 3. J-R -- v. 4. R-Z.
Gift of Susan Dwight Bliss to Yale University Library; to Farmington February 1954.
Purchased from Charles Scribner's Sons, 3 March 1903 by Mrs. G.T. Bliss.
Mounted on leaf 33 (volume 1) formerly owned by Horace Walpole with notes in his hand: The Lord Churchill's two daughters / G. Kneller pinx. ; I. Smith fecit.
Mounted on leaf 8 (volume 3) formerly owned by Horace Walpole with notes in his hand: [Mrs. Le Maitre] / E.F. Calze pinxit. ; Vale. Green fecit.
Includes Horace Walpole's copy of "The Lord Churchill's two daughters" / G. Kneller pinxit ; I. Smith fecit.
Bound in full red levant by Lloyd Wallis & Lloyd.
For further information consult library staff.
Abstract:
A collection of 197 mezzotints of British ladies -- members of the Royal family, the nobility, and ladies of fashion -- by J. Wilson, J. Faber, I. Becket, T. Smith, J. Simon, R. Laurie, James Watson, Spicers, S. Watts, T. Ryley, Jas. McArdell, J.R. Smith, Val. Green, J. Murphy, R. Williams, Richd. Houston, Charles Townley, J. Saunders, Charles Spooner, Philip Corbutt, R. Corbutt, R. Purcell, J. Van der Vaert, E. Fisher, H. Meyer, J. Jones, W. Dickinson, R. Tompson, D. Martin, A. Blooteling, W. Faithorne, H. Gascar, P. Schenk, J. Finlayson, H. Fowler, S. Paul, W. Doughty, Robert Dunkarton, R. Earlom, G. White, and Elizabeth Judkins. Some prints in multiple states, proof impressions, before letters, etc.
Portraits are after paintings by: Sir Joshua Reynolds, T. Hudson, W. Wissing, G. Kneller, C. Philips, Zoffany, H.D. Hamilton, C. Read, Berridge, F. Wilson, A. Ramsay, M. Dahl, P. Falconet, R.E. Pine, T. Kettle, H. Hysing, J. Vanderbank, T. Stothard, Hayman, P. Lely, John Robinson, G. Willison, George Knapton, R. Cosway, E.F. Calze, R. Samuel, J. Vandervaert, Ant. Van Dyck, G. Schlaken, J.S. Liotard, Largilliere, N. Hone, J. Highmore, J. Closterman, N. Dance, T. Worlidge, Charles D'Agar, D. Gardiner, Farrel, Hamlet Winstanley, Samuel Cotes, F. Cotes, William Thompson, J. Riley, J.R. Smith, and H. Vorelst.
Variant Titles:
Bliss collection of portraits of ladies in mezzotint
Associated Names:
Agar, Charles de, 1699-1723 [Artist]
Berridge, John, 1740-ca. 1804 [Artist]
Closterman, John, 1660-1711 [Artist]
Cosway, Richard, 1740-1821 [Artist]
Cotes, Francis, 1726-1770 [Artist]
Topics:
Bliss, G. T. Mrs
Bliss, Susan Dwight
Lloyd, Wallis & Lloyd
Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797
Women -- Great Britain -- Portraits
Topics:
Cotes, Samuel, 1733-1818
Cunningham, Edward Francis, 1741 or 1742-1793
Language:
English
Genre:
Annotations (Provenance) -- 18th century
Binders' stamps (Binding) -- Lloyd, Wallis & Lloyd
Mezzotints -- England -- 17th century
Mezzotints -- England -- 18th century
Portraits -- England
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
These images are provided for study purposes only. For publication or other use of images from the Library's collection, please contact the Lewis Walpole Library at walpole@yale.edu. Further details on the Library's photoduplication policy are available at http://www.library.yale.edu/walpole/html/research/rights_reproductions.html
Call Number:
Folio 75 P839 800 (Oversize)
Orbis Record:
9559568
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr31486_Par
oid pointer:
15810892
Volume/Enumeration:
Digital version of volume 2
OID:
15810891
PID:
digcoll:2781456

Number of Pages: 59
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