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Parish Orphans, 1770

  • William Baillie, English, 1723-1810

Mezzotint printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Plate: 14 × 10 inches (35.6 × 25.4 cm) Sheet: 18 1/2 × 14 1/8 inches (47 × 35.9 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps


Inscribed, in plate, lower left: Painted by Le Nain. Inscribed, lower center: PARISH ORPHANS. Inscribed, lower right: Engrav'd by Captn. Baillie 1770 | Publish'd 1st: May 1771

Oct. 1886, sale, (C. A. Henriques). 1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

William Baillie, Parish Orphans, 1770, mezzotint printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S55.