Title

The Coquette

Creation Date

1849

Era

1800-1900

Medium

Engraving

Dimensions

18 x 14.5

Credit Line

Long-term Loan from the Estate of Boris Blick, 2015

Accession Number

2015.145

Creator Biography

William Humphrys, England, born in Dublin, Ireland. 1794 - January 21, 1865.

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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