Mrs. Siddons

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



Stipple engraving and etching on paper

Sight: 18 in. (45.7 cm)

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

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



John Boydell, London, England


Place Made: England, United Kingdom, Europe



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Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in plate below image: R.E. Pine pinx-t. / Caroline Watson sculp-t.; in plate: Mrs. Siddons / 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.


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