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Creator:
Print made by Edward Fisher, 1722–1785, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:

Laurence Sterne, A.M.

Date:
1760
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 15 1/16 × 10 15/16 inches (38.2 × 27.8 cm) and Image: 13 9/16 x 10 7/8 inches (34.4 x 27.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower left: "TH"; lower right: "14536"

Collector's mark: Library of Queen Victoria

Lettered, lower left: "J. Reynolds Pinx,,t"; lower center: "Laurence Sterne, A.M. | Prebendary of York, Vicar of Sutton on the Forest and of Stillington near York."; lower right: "E. Fisher fecit. | Pr. 5.s"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.260
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
author | cloak | desk | drapery | garter | mantle | papers | poet | portrait | quills | robe | sleeves | wig
Associated People:
Sterne, Laurence (1713–1768), writer and Church of England clergyman
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:21748
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