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Creator:
Print made by John Jones, ca. 1745–1797, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:

Lord Henry and Lady Charlotte Spencer as 'The Young Fortune Tellers'

Date:
1790
Medium:
Aquatint, etching, and stipple (first state) on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20 7/8 × 15 5/8 inches (53 × 39.7 cm), Plate: 15 × 11 inches (38.1 × 27.9 cm), and Image: 11 3/4 × 9 5/8 inches (29.8 × 24.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "15 3/4 x 12 | 166"; inscribed in graphite, verso, upper left: "Sold by C. [Love]"

Lettered, lower left: "Painted by Sr. Joshua Reynolds"; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by J. Jones"; lettered, lower center: "Publ'd as the Act directs April 1st 1790 by J. Jones. Great Portland Street. | Lord Henry and Lady Charlotte Spencer | DIEU DEFEND LE DROIT"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.251
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Associated People:
Spencer, Lady Charlotte (1769–1802)
Spencer, Lord Henry John (1770—1795), British diplomat and politician
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:21739
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