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Creator:
Print made by William Dickinson, 1746–1823, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:

Richard Grenville-Temple, 2nd Earl Temple

Additional Title(s):

Earl Temple, K.G.

Date:
1778
Medium:
Mezzotint (second state) on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed to plate ): 20 1/4 × 14 1/4 inches (51.4 × 36.2 cm) and Image: 17 1/2 × 14 inches (44.5 × 35.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "<40>"; lower center: "Earl Temple | 143 (encircled)"

collectors mark stamped in brown ink, below image, lower right: oval with crown "JR"

Lettered below image, left: "Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds"; right: "Engrav'd by W Dickinson"; lower center: "TEMPLA | QUAM | DELECTA"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.265
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Associated People:
Grenville [later Grenville-Temple], Richard, second Earl Temple (1711–1779), politician
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:21753
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