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Creator:
Print made by William Say, 1768–1834, British
after Sir Thomas Lawrence, 1769–1830, British
Title:

Mrs. Siddons

Date:
1810
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed to plate): 34 1/16 × 21 3/4 inches (86.5 × 55.2 cm) and Image: 32 1/2 × 21 1/8 inches (82.6 × 53.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "a39303"

Lettered, lower right: "Engraved by W.Say | Engraver to H.R.H. the Duke of Gloucester"; lettered, lower left: "Painted by T.Lawerence Esq. R.A. | Principal Painter in Ordinary to his Majesty."; lettered, lower center: "MRS. SIDDONS, | From a Picture in the Possession of William Fitzhugh Esq.M.P. | London: Published March 11810, by EDW. ORME, Printseller to the King Engravaer & Publisher Bond Str. Corner of Book St."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.472
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
portrait
Associated People:
Siddons (née Kemble), Sarah (1755–1831), actress
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:11283
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