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Dulce Domum, or the Return from School

A work made of hand-colored mezzotint on ivory laid paper.
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  • A work made of hand-colored mezzotint on ivory laid paper.

Date:

published December 1, 1790

Artist:

John Jones (English, 1745-1797)
after William Redmore Bigg (English, 1755-1828)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

John Jones

Title

Dulce Domum, or the Return from School

Place

England (Artist's nationality:)

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Published 1790

Medium

Hand-colored mezzotint on ivory laid paper

Dimensions

Image: 45.3 × 60.5 cm (17 7/8 × 23 7/8 in.); Plate: 48.1 × 60.6 cm (18 15/16 × 23 7/8 in.); Sheet: 50.9 × 63.6 cm (20 1/16 × 25 1/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of the Print and Drawing Club

Reference Number

1926.447

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