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Pamela greets her father

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

27.0 × 35.3 cm (image) 30.0 × 37.4 cm (plate) 31.8 × 40.6 cm irreg. (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Catalogue/s Raisonné
printed in ink l.l.: Jos. Highmore inv. et pinx. / Pamela on her knees before her Father, whom ʃhe had discovered behind the door, / having overturn’d the card-table in her way. Sr. (.under r) Simon Darnford, his Lady &c. observing her / with eagerneʃs and admiration. Mr. (. under r) B. struck with this Scene is waiting the Iʃsue. / Published, according to Act of Parliament, July 1st. (. under st) 1762
printed in ink l.c.: Pamela à genoux devant ʃon Pere, qu’elle avoit découvert derriere la porte, ayant renversé / la table de jeu en se preʃsant. Le Chevalier Darnford, son Epouse, et les autres la regardent avec émotion, et admiration, pendant que Mr. under r) B. frappé de cette scène, en attend l’iʃsue.
printed in ink l.r.: L. Truchy sculpsit. / 8.
Accession Number
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1921
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Gallery location
Not on display