• Title: The Chantress
  • Creator: John Raphael Smith
  • Date Created: 1783
  • Subject Keywords: circular images, female genre, genre, music, musicians, singers
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Inscribed: “Designed & Engraved by J.R. Smith/ Witness if I be silent, morn or even,/ To Hill, or valley, fountain, or fresh shade,/ Made vocal by my song, and taught his praise./ Milton”
  • 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. Weedon Endowment funds, 1993
  • Materials & Techniques: Stipple engraving on laid paper. Watermark: Large crown
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Dimensions: 1812
  • Bibliography: J.R. Smith catalogue (BM) cat. 51 as "Chauntress"; Frankau 72
  • Associated People: Created by John Raphael Smith (British (English), 1751-1812)
  • Accession Number: 1993.27.2