Detail View: LUNA: Folger Digital Image Collection: The foure complexions : [graphic] Melancholy.

Digital Image File Name: 
Source Call Number: 
ART Box M368.2 no.1
Source Creator: 
Marshall, William, fl. 1617-1650, printmaker, attributed name.
Source Title: 
The foure complexions : [graphic] Melancholy.
Source Created or Published: 
London : Printed and sould by P. Stent nere Newgate, [1662]
Physical Description: 
Digital Image Type: 
FSL collection
Creator (Hamnet): 
Marshall, William, fl. 1617-1650, printmaker,
Title (Hamnet): 
The foure complexions : [graphic] Melancholy.
Place of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet): 
London :
Publisher (Hamnet): 
Printed and sould by P. Stent nere Newgate,
Date of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet): 
Physical Description (Hamnet): 
1 print : etching ; approx. 6 x 4 3/4 in.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Prints -- 17th century.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Women -- 17th century, depicted.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Cats -- 17th century, depicted.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Clothing & dress -- 17th century, depicted.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Emblems (allegorical pictures) -- 17th century.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Four temperaments -- 17th century, depicted.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Stent, Peter, fl. 1640-1667, publisher.
Notes (Hamnet): 
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).
Notes (Hamnet): 
A woman in contemporary dress, standing outdoors, holding a fan. A cat is curled at her feet. The main title and imprint are in a cartouche in the sky to the right of her.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Inscribed in plate beneath image: "When I am forced to worke my sences droope, for I am tall, and doe not like to stoope."
Notes (Hamnet): 
Inscribed in plate within image: "Long and lazy."
Notes (Hamnet): 
This record contains unverified data from old cards and may contain incorrect or incomplete text. Please consult Curator for assistance.
Citations (Hamnet): 
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.1 (size S)