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Pamela fainting

Pamela fainting
(1745); published 1762
from a series of twelve illustrations to Pamela by Samuel Richardson, 1745, 2nd edition, published by John Boydell, London, 1762

26.7 × 35.3 cm (image) 30.1 × 37.2 cm irreg. (plate) 31.4 × 40.6 cm irreg. (sheet, trimmed to platemark along top edge)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
2nd edition
printed in ink l.l.: Jos: Highmore inv. et pinx. / Pamela swooning, after having discovered Mr. (. under r) B. in the / closet. He (frighted) endeavouring to recover her. Mrs. (. under r) Jervis / wringing her hands, and screaming. / Published, according to Act of Parliament, July 1s.t (. under s) 1762.
printed in ink l.c.: Pamela évanoûie, après avoir découvert Mr. (. under r) B. dans le / cabinet: Lui, effrayé, tâche de la faire revenir; tandis que / (. under m) Jervis, joignant les mains, jette de cris.
printed in ink l.r.: A. Benoist ʃculpsit. / 3.
Accession Number
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1921
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display