Mrs. Siddons

Caroline Watson, English, 1760 - 1814, after Robert Edge Pine, English, 1720/30 - 1788

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1784

Stipple engraving and etching on paper

Sight: 14 1/2 in. (36.8 cm)

Sight: 18 in. (45.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College

PR.X.201

Publisher

John Boydell, London, England

Geography/Culture

Europe, Great Britain

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in plate below image: R.E. Pine pinx-t. / Caroline Watson sculp-t.; in plate: Mrs. Siddons / Euph:...in a dear Father's cause, / A Woman's Vengeance tow'rs above her sex. / Grecian Daughter, Act 5 / Publish'd May 1, 1784 by John Boydell Engr. in Cheapside, London

Published References

Freeman O'Donoghue Catalogue of Engraved British Portraits Preserved in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum. vols. 1-5, London, 1908–22, vol. IV, p. 101, no. 42. Lillian Arvilla Hall Catalogue of Dramatic Portraits in the Harvard College Theatre Collection. 4 vols., 1930–1934, vol. IV, p. 60, no. 66. David Alexander Caroline Watson and Female Printmaking in Late Georgian England Ex. cat., Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. 2014, cat. no. 6, checklist no. 8, pp. 36, 75, ill.

Provenance

Source unknown.

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