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Creator:
Print made by Valentine Green, 1739–1813, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:

Viscountess Townshend

Date:
1780
Medium:
Mezzotint (first state) on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 25 × 16 inches (63.5 × 40.6 cm), Plate: 24 3/4 × 15 1/4 inches (62.9 × 38.7 cm), and Image: 23 5/8 × 15 1/8 inches (60 × 38.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, below image, lower left: "123"; lower right: "Lady Townshend"; inscribed on verso in graphite, upper right: "29x19|6"; lower left: "[...] | S"; lower right: "Lady Townshend | Proof | 1 -5 - 0"

Lettered below image, lower left: "Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds."; lower center: "Engraved by V Green, Mezzotinto Engraver to his Majesty & to the Elector Palatine | Published Dec.r. 1st 1780 by V Green, No. 29 Newman Street, Oxford Street."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.269
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Associated People:
Townshend [née Harrison], Etheldreda [Audrey], Viscountess Townshend (1708–1788), society hostess
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:21757
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