Title

The Coquette

Creation Date

1849

Creation Date

2016-09-12

Medium

Engraving

Dimensions

18 x 14.5

Accession Number

2015.145

Creator Biography

Dublin

Creator Life Dates

1794 - January 21, 1865

Creator Nationality

England

Description

Engraving done by William Humpherys, original painting done by Sir Joshua Reynolds. The subject is Catherine Schindlerin, a German actress and singer, playing the role of the "coquette." She begun her career in London and participated in many plays and operas.

Provenance

Original painting by Sir Joshua Reynolds for the collection of "The RIght Honourable Earl Amherst." Print was published in London by J. Hogarth, 5 Haymarket. Includes signature of publisher.

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