{ "objects" : [ { "embark_ID" : 13156, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/13156", "Disp_Access_No" : "2002.1833", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "1803", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "1803", "_Disp_End_Date" : "1803", "Disp_Title" : "Mrs. Billington as Saint Cecilia, after Joshua Reynolds", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "Mrs. Billington as Saint Cecilia, after Joshua Reynolds", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "James Ward", "Sort_Artist" : "Ward, James", "Disp_Dimen" : "68 cm x 40.8 cm (26 3/4 in. x 16 1/16 in.)", "Disp_Height" : "68 cm", "Disp_Width" : "40.8 cm", "Dimen_Extent" : "sheet", "Medium" : "Color mezzotint", "Support" : "", "Disp_Medium" : "Color mezzotint", "Info_Page_Comm" : "Elizabeth Billington was a British opera singer famed for her vocal range as well as scandalous private life. Reynolds’s celebrated portrait (today in the Tate Gallery, London) renders her as Cecilia, the patron saint of music. The composer Haydn is said to have told Reynolds, “What have you done? You have made her listening to the angels. You should have represented the angels listening to her.” ", "Dedication" : "Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, The Leo Steinberg Collection, 2002", "Copyright_Type" : "Public domain", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "print", "Creation_Place2" : "English", "Department" : "Prints and Drawings", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "", "Images": [ ] }, ] }