Mr. Edwin and Mrs. Wells

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A composition set in an oval shows a scene from O’Keeffe’s Agreeable surprise in which Cowslip (Mrs. Wells) stands in profile on the left holding out a bowl of milk. Lingo (Mr. Edwin) faces the viewer as his eyes turn toward Cowslip, as he jestures with his right hand chest-high. Both are three-quarter views of the performers.

  • Printmaker: Downman, Hugh, d. 1789.
  • Title: Mr. Edwin and Mrs. Wells : in the characters of Lingo and Cowslip / Jno. Donnman delt. ; Hugh Downman sculpt.
  • Published: [England : s.n., ca. 1787?].

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Acquired November 2011.

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