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Creator:
Print made by John Dean, 1754–1798, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Published by John Dean, 1754–1798, British
Title:
The Schoolboy
Date:
1777
Medium:
Mezzotint and etching on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 9/16 x 11 7/8 inches (39.5 x 30.1 cm), Plate: 15 7/16 x 14 1/8 inches (39.2 x 35.8 cm), and Image: 10 7/8 inches (27.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, lower center: "Schoolboy"; in graphite, on back, upper left: "21 3/4 x 18"; on back, upper right: "b"; on back, lower left: "8.0(?)"; on back, lower right: "277 (encircled)"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Sr Ioshua Reynolds Pinxit"; lower center: "Published Octr 31 1777 by In Dean Church Street Soho"; lower right: "Iohn Dean Fecit"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.313
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
book | boy | chiaroscuro | child | coat | collar | dark | light | portrait | ruffles | school | shadow | student
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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Rembrandt in Eighteenth Century England (Yale Center for British Art, 1983-10-19 - 1983-12-30)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:21805
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