LUNA: Folger Digital Image Collection
Digital Image File Name:
Source Call Number:
ART Box M368.2 no.3
Marshall, William, fl. 1617-1650, printmaker, attributed name.
Source Created or Published:
[London : Peter Stent, 1662]
Digital Image Type:
HAMNET CATALOG RECORD:
Marshall, William, fl. 1617-1650, printmaker,
Place of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet):
Date of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet):
Physical Description (Hamnet):
1 print : etching ; approx. 6 x 4 3/4 in.
Prints -- 17th century.
Stringed instruments -- 17th century, depicted.
Women -- 17th century, depicted.
Clothing & dress -- 17th century, depicted.
Emblems (allegorical pictures) -- 17th century.
Four temperaments -- 17th century, depicted.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Stent, Peter, fl. 1640-1667, publisher.
A later version of these images, reversed from what is seen here, was engraved by William Marshall. Alexander Globe suggests that the plates in this set may have been by Marshall as well (see his book on Peter Stent, p. 124, which also provides date for prints).
A woman in contemporary dress holding a fan and wearing a veil stands in profile in an outdoor setting. Three stringed instruments are on top of or leaning against a ledge next to her.
Inscribed in plate beneath image: "I was not at my birth with beauty blest, but I as coy and proud am as the best."
Inscribed in plate within image: "Black and proud."
This record contains unverified data from old cards and may contain incorrect or incomplete text. Please consult Curator for assistance.
Globe, A. Peter Stent, London printseller circa 1642-1665, p. 124
Folger Holdings Notes (Hamnet):
Trimmed within plate marks
Call Number (Hamnet):
ART Box M368.2 no.3 (size S)