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Creator:
Print made by Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Published by E. M. Diemar, active 1780–1796, British
Title:

Lavinia, Countess Spencer, Viscountess Althorp

Additional Title(s):

The Right Hon. Lady Spencer

Lavinia, Countess Spencer (when Viscountess Althorn)

Date:
1787
Medium:
Stipple engraving and etching on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 3/16 x 8 13/16 inches (28.4 x 22.4 cm), Plate: 11 1/16 x 8 11/16 inches (28.1 x 22 cm), and Image: 8 1/4 x 6 15/16 inches (20.9 x 17.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "155"; lower center: "the right hon Lady Spencer"; lower right: "564"; on back, upper left: "1/2 | 1 (horizontal line separating 1/2 and 1)"; on back, lower left: "1/2 | 1 (horizontal line separating 1/2 and 1) | Second state. | 145"; on back, lower center: "Lavinia, Countess Spencer."

Lettered in brown ink, lower left: "Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds."; lower center: "London, Published February 21st. 1787, by E. M. Diemar, No. 114 Strand."; lower right: "Engraved by F. Bartolozzi, R. A. Engraver to His Majesty."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.254
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
costume | countess | curls | landscape | mountain | nobility | portrait | trees | woman
Associated People:
Bingham, Lady Lavinia (1762–1831)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:21742
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