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.
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
Topics:
Women--Great Britain--Portraits.
Topics:
Agar, Charles de, 1699-1723, artist.
Beckett, Isaac, 1653-1719, printmaker.
Berridge, John, 1740-ca. 1804, artist.
Bliss, G. T.--Mrs.--Ownership.
Bliss, Susan Dwight--Donor.
Blooteling, Abraham, 1640-1690, printmaker.
Closterman, John, 1660-1711, artist.
Cosway, Richard, 1740-1821, artist.
Cotes, Francis, 1726-1770, artist.
Cotes, Samuel, 1733-1818, artist.
Cunningham, Edward Francis, 1741 or 1742-1793.
Dahl, Michael, 1656 or 1659-1743, artist.
Dance, Nathaniel, Sir, 1735-1811, artist.
Dickinson, William, 1746 or 1747-1823, printmaker.
Doughty, William, 1757-1780 or 1782, printmaker.
Dunkarton, Robert, 1744- printmaker.
Earlom, Richard, 1743-1822, printmaker.
Faber, John, 1695?-1756, printmaker.
Faithorne, William, 1656-1701?, printmaker.
Falconet, Peter, 1741-1791, artist.
Finlayson, John, 1730-1776, printmaker.
Fisher, Edward, 1722-approximately 1782, printmaker.
Fowler, H., printmaker.
Gardiner, Daniel, 1750-1805, artist.
Gascar, Henri, 1634 or 1635-1701, printmaker.
Green, Valentine, 1739-1813, artist.
Green, Valentine, 1739-1813, printmaker.
Hamilton, Hugh Douglas, 1740-1808, artist.
Hayman, Francis, 1708-1776, artist.
Highmore, Joseph, 1692-1780, artist.
Hone, Nathaniel, 1718-1784, artist.
Houston, Richard, 1721?-1775, printmaker.
Hysing, Hans, 1678-1752 or 1753, artist.
Jones, John, 1740- , printmaker.
Judkins, Elizabeth, printmaker.
Kettle, Tilly, 1734-ca. 1786, artist.
Knapton, George, 1698-1778, artist.
Kneller, Godfrey, Sir, 1646-1723, artist.
LargillieĢ€re, Nicolas de, 1656-1746, artist.
Laurie, Robert, 1755-1836, printmaker.
Lely, Peter, 1618-1680, artist.
Liotard, Jean-Etienne, 1702-1789, artist.
Lloyd, Wallis & Lloyd Binders.
Martin, David, 1737-1798, printmaker.
McArdell, James, approximately 1729-1765, printmaker.
Murphy, John, 1748- printmaker.
Paul, J. S., printmaker.
Phillips, Charles, 1708-1748, artist.
Pine, Robert Edge, 1730?-1788, artist.
Purcell, Richard, approximately 1736- approximately 1768, printmaker.
Ramsay, Allan, 1713-1784, artist.
Read, Catherine, 1723-1778, artist.
Reynolds, Joshua, Sir, 1723-1792, artist.
Riley, John, 1646-1691, artist.
Robinson, John, 1715-1745, artist.
Ryley, Thomas, fl. 1744-1754, printmaker.
Samuel, Richard, -1787, artist.
Saunders, Joseph, active 1772-1800, printmaker.
Schalcken, Godfried, 1643-1706, artist.
Schenk, Peter, 1660-1718 or 1719, printmaker.
Simon, John, approximately 1675-1751, printmaker.
Smith, J. (John), 1652-1743, printmaker.
Smith, John Raphael, 1752-1812, artist.
Smith, John Raphael, 1752-1812, printmaker.
Spooner, Charles, 1720-1767, printmaker.
Stothard, Thomas, 1755-1834, artist.
Tompson, Richard, -1693, printmaker.
Townley, Charles, 1746-approximately 1800, printmaker.
Vaardt, Jan van der, approximately 1653-approximately 1721, printmaker.
Vaardt, Jan van der, ca. 1653-ca. 1721, artist.
Van Dyck, Anthony, 1599-1641, artist.
Vanderbank, John, 1694-1739, artist.
Vorelst, J., artist.
Walpole, Horace,--1717-1797--Ms. notes.
Walpole, Horace,--1717-1797--Ownership.
Watson, James, 1740-1790, printmaker.
Watts, John, active 1766-1786, printmaker.
White, George, ca. 1671-1732, printmaker.
Williams, R., active 1680-1704, printmaker.
Willison, George, 1741-1797, artist.
Wilson, James, approximately 1735-approximately 1780, printmaker.
Winstanley, Hamlet, 1698-1756, artist.
Wissing, Willem, 1656-1687, artist.
Worlidge, T. (Thomas), 1700-1766, artist.
Zoffany, Johann, 1733-1810, artist.
Language:
English
Genre:
Annotations (Provenance)--18th century.--CtY-LW
Binders' stamps (Binding)--Lloyd, Wallis & Lloyd.--CtY-LW
Mezzotints--England--17th century.
Mezzotints--England--18th century.
Portraits--England.
Format:
Image
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:
75
P839
800
Folio 75 P839 800 (Oversize)
Orbis Record:
9559568
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr31607 (parent)
oid pointer:
15950090
OID:
15950089
PID:
digcoll:2794915

Number of Pages: 60
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