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Creator:
Print made by John Raphael Smith, 1752–1812, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:

Colonel Tarleton

Former Title(s):

Tarleton, Colonel, later Sir Banastre, Bt (1754-1833)

Date:
1782
Medium:
Mezzotint, engraver's proof on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 25 3/16 × 16 1/4 inches (64 × 41.2 cm), Plate: 25 1/2 × 15 9/16 inches (64.8 × 39.6 cm), and Image: 24 3/4 × 15 9/16 inches (62.9 × 39.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on verso, lower right: "ex [..] Proof [...]"

Lettered below image, lower left : "Painted by S. Joshua Reynolds | Publish'd Octo 11 1782 by JR Smith No. 23."; center: "Col. Tarleton"; lower right: "Engraved by J.R. Smith | opposite the Pantheon Oxford Street London"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.263
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Associated People:
Tarleton, Sir Banastre, baronet (1754–1833), army officer and politician
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:21751
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Katharina Mayer Haunton, English Mezzotints from the Lennox-Boyd Collection, C. G. Boerner, London, 2002, p.134-135, NE1815.E54 2002 (YCBA)

David Mannings, Sir Joshua Reynolds, a complete catalogue of his paintings , Yale University Press, New Haven, 2000, v. 1,pp.439-40, no. 1733, v. 2: pl.116; fig.1400, NJ18 R36 A12 M35 2000 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Martin Postle, Joshua Reynolds, the creation of celebrity , Tate Publishing, London New York, 2005, p. 57, pl. 26, NJ18 R36 J68 2005 + (YCBA)


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