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Creator:
Print made by Charles Turner, 1774–1857, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:

Lord Henry and Lady Charlotte Spencer : 'The Fortune Teller'

Former Title(s):

The Fortune Teller

Date:
1823
Medium:
Mezzotint (first state) on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 1/4 × 9 11/16 inches (28.6 × 24.6 cm), Plate: 10 5/8 × 9 inches (27 × 22.9 cm), and Image: 8 7/8 × 8 7/8 inches (22.5 × 22.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "37"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower ri: "7754 | 158"

Lettered, lower left: "From a Picture by Sir J. Reynolds"; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by C. Turner"; lettered, lower center: "THE FORTUNE TELLER. | London. Published June 19, 1823. by C. Turner50. Warton Street. Fitzroy Square."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.250
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Associated People:
Spencer, Lord Henry John (1770—1795), British diplomat and politician
Spencer, Lady Charlotte (1769–1802)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:21738
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