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Creator:
Print made by Thomas Watson, 1743–1781, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:

Georgiana Lady Viscountess Spencer

Date:
1772
Medium:
Mezzotint (Ham.II) on moderately thick, moderatel textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 7/16 × 11 1/2 inches (39.2 × 29.2 cm), Plate: 15 × 11 inches (38.1 × 27.9 cm), and Image: 13 1/4 × 11 inches (33.7 × 27.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "143"; inscribred in graphite, verso, lower center: "Spencer"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "13124 | R/F/-"

Lettered lower left: "Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds."; lettered, lower right: "Engrav'd by Thomas Watson."; lettered, lower center: "London publish'd Novr. 1st. 1772 by S Hooper No. Ludgate Hill, W Shropshire, No. New Bond Street & T. Watson No.8. Broad Street."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.253
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Associated People:
Spencer [née Poyntz], (Margaret) Georgiana, Countess Spencer (1737–1814), philanthropist
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:21741
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