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A Young Woman Reading a Letter

Artist:
James McArdell (Irish, Dublin 1729–1765 London)
Artist:
After Jean Étienne Liotard (Swiss, Geneva 1702–1789 Geneva)
Publisher:
Published by James McArdell (Irish, Dublin 1729–1765 London)
Date:
1754
Medium:
Mezzotint; first state of three
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 7/8 x 9 3/4 in. (35.2 x 24.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1962
Accession Number:
62.602.229
Not on view
Signature: in plate: "J. S. Liotard Pinxt./ Ja-s McArdell Fecit/ Publish'd by J. McArdell according to Act of Parliament 1754 & Sold at Ye Golden Head in Covent Garden. 2"
Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," February 26, 1996–May 5, 1996.

Chaloner Smith, McArdell 118 (as Miss Lewis) i/iii; Goodwin 39 iv/vi
John Chaloner Smith British Mezzotinto Portraits...from the introduction of the art to the early part of the present century. Henry Sotheran & Company, vols. 1-4, 1878–83, McArdell, no. 118 (as Miss Smith).

Gordon Goodwin James McArdell. London, 1903, 39 iv/vi.



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