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"Pride"

Description

Framed mezzotint "Pride", in original frame. "Printed for John Bowles at the Black Horse in Cornhill"

Details

Maker
Bowles, John (Printmaker)
Date
1760-1770
Inscriptions
"Coyse pinxit" "McArdle fecit" (Printer's and maker's credits)
"Thou hoary Fool, that with Prides ardent Rage,/Would'st fain conceal the furrow'd Marks of Age/Pride/Would'st thou compleat thy Work, but short's the Task,/Put off thy Patches, and put on thy Mask." (Legend beneath illustration.)
"Printed for John Bowles at the Black Horse in Cornhill" (printed)
Location of origin
London, England
Material
engraving (action)
printing (process)
Object type
Art
Places
City of London (London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom) [borough]
Descriptive terms
engraving (action)
mezzotint (process)
Print
printing (process)
prints (visual works)
People and organizations
Bowles, John
Metropolitan Moving & Storage
Quincy, Edmund, 1903-1997
Dimensions
16 1/2 x 12 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2009.5.37
GUSN
174104

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