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Creator:
Print made by John Dixon, ca. 1740–1811, Irish
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Published by John Dixon, ca. 1740–1811, Irish
Title:
Elizabeth, Countess of Pembroke, and the Rt. Honble. George, Lord Herbert
Date:
1771
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 18 3/16 × 13 1/4 inches (46.2 × 33.7 cm) and Image: 16 11/16 x 13 inches (42.4 x 33 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, center: "27"; lower center: "Lady Pembroke & Son"

Collector's mark: "Duke of Buccleuch"

Lettered, lower left: "Sir Joshua Reynolds Pinxt"; lower center: "Publish'd according to Act of Parliament July the 11th 1771 by J. Dixon Kemps Row Chelsea"; lower right: "J Dixon Fecit"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.225
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
book | buttons | cloak | clouds | collar | columns | drapery | dress | gaze | holding | jacket | jewels | mother | pearls | portrait | posing | ribbons | sitting | son
Associated Places:
Europe | Pembroke | Pembrokeshire | United Kingdom | Wales
Associated People:
Herbert, George Augustus, 11th Earl of Pembroke and 8th Earl of Montgomery (1759–1827), politician/statesman, military/naval
Herbert, Elizabeth, Countess of Pembroke and Montgomery (1737–1831)
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:21713
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