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Creator:
Print made by Charles Howard Hodges, 1764–1837, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Published by John Raphael Smith, 1752–1812, British
Title:

Guardian Angels

Date:
1786
Medium:
Mezzotint (second state) on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 21 1/2 × 16 3/4 inches (54.6 × 42.5 cm) and Image: 11 × 11 3/4 inches (27.9 × 29.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, upper left: "2nd"; lower left: "17780"

Lettered below image: "Painted by Sr. Joshua Reynolds P.R.A. | GUARDIAN ANGELS. | London Publish'd March 30th 1786 by J.R.Smith Co. No. 83 Oxford Street | Engraved by C.H.Hodges"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.300
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
angels | baby | clouds | curls | embrace | fabric | peace | protection | religious and mythological subject | sleeping | watching | wings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:21792
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