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Creator:
Print made by Thomas Watson, 1743–1781, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Published by Walter Shropshire, active 1767–1785, British
Title:
Elizabeth Lady Melbourne with Her Son, the Honourable. Peniston Lamb
Date:
1775
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 25 9/16 × 16 1/16 inches (64.9 × 40.8 cm) and Plate: 24 3/8 × 15 inches (61.9 × 38.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "R 6629 | State II"

Lettered, lower left: "Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds."; lettered, lower center: "The Right Honble. ELIZABETH LADY MELBOURNE & the Honble PENISTON LAMB. | Publish'd Feby 10th 1775 for W. Shropshire No.158 & Thos. Watson No. 142 New Bond Street."; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by Thomas Watson"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.200
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Associated People:
Lamb, Elizabeth, Viscountess Melbourne (ca. 1751-1818), political hostess and agricultural improver
Lamb, Peniston (1770–1805)
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:21690
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