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  • Title: Sylvia
  • Creator: John Raphael Smith after Matthew William Peters
  • Date Created: 1778
  • Subject Keywords: erotica, nudes, sexuality
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Inscribed in plate: “Engraved by J.R. Smith, from an Original Picture of W. Peters, R.A., in the Collection of the Rt. Hon. Lord Melbourne”
  • Object Type: Prints, works of art
  • Object Link: See this artwork on the Davison Art Center website
  • Object Credit Line: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University. Friends of the Davison Art Center funds, 1995
  • Materials & Techniques: Mezzotint on laid paper. Watermark: Unidentified two bands with letters
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Edition: Published 28 December 1778 by J. R. Smith and Torre, London
  • Dimensions: 1812
  • Bibliography: Frankau 342; Chaloner Smith, Walker, 24; Manners, Peters, painting repro plate XIII; see DAC object file
  • Associated People: Created by John Raphael Smith (British (English), 1751-1812), After Matthew William Peters (British (English), 1742-1814)
  • Accession Number: 1995.41.1

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