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Creator:
Print made by John Keyse Sherwin, c.1751–1790, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:

Sir Joshua Reynolds

Date:
c.1784
Medium:
Mezzotint (first state) on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige, laid paper, with cream chine collé
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20 7/8 × 15 1/2 inches (53 × 39.4 cm), Plate: 11 9/16 × 10 inches (29.4 × 25.4 cm), Chine collé: 11 1/8 × 9 5/8 inches (28.3 × 24.4 cm), and Image: 10 3/16 × 8 1/2 inches (25.9 × 21.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "#17"

Lettered, lower left: "Sir Joshua Reynolds pinxt."; lettered, lower center: "Sir JOSHUA REYNOLDS Knt. | President of the Royal Academy, Principal Painter to his Majesty, Doctor of Laws of Universities of Oxford and Dublin, Fellow of the Royal and Antiquarian Societies, and Member of the Imperial Academy at Florence."; lettered, lower right: "J.K. Sherwin sculpt."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.234
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Associated People:
Reynolds, Sir Joshua (1723–1792), portrait and history painter and art theorist
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:21722
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