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A Musical Family Concert of Ladies

Ca. 1760
Origin: Great Britain, England, London
OH: 10 5/8" x OW: 14 1/2"
Black and white mezzotint engraving
Museum Purchase
Acc. No. 1975-260
Trimmed to the plate; lacking title inscription along lower margin
Label:This print depicting four women of different ages playing musical instruments is based on a painting by Philippe Mercier entitled the "The Sense of Hearing" from a series of paintings on the senses (painted between 1744-1747). The original painting is held at the Yale Center for British Art (B1974.3.19)