• Title: The Sense of Sight
  • Creator: Philippe Mercier, 1689 or 1691–1760, Franco-German, active in Britain (from 1716)
  • Date Created: 1744 to 1747
  • Physical Dimensions: 52 x 60 1/2 inches (132.1 x 153.7 cm)
  • Subject Keywords: senses, Italianate, Rococco style, girls, women, man, column (architectural element), mirror, costume, genre subject, conversation piece, map, landscape, globe (cartographic sphere), magnifying glass, telescope, sight
  • External Link: See this work of art on the Yale Center for British Art website
  • Medium: Oil on canvas
  • Repository Name: Yale Center for British Art
  • Credit Line: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

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