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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:

Boy in Venetian Dress

Additional Title(s):

A Venetian Boy

Date:
1778
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 5/16 x 11 5/16 inches (38.9 x 28.8 cm), Plate: 13 15/16 x 9 13/16 inches (35.4 x 24.9 cm), and Image: 12 3/16 x 9 13/16 inches (31 x 24.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, upper left: "21 3/4 x 18"; on back, upper right: "c"; in brown ink, on back, lower left: "v"; in graphite, on back, lower left: "283 (encircled)"; on back, lower center: "Venetian Boy"

unidentified collector's stamp, in purple ink, on back, lower left, within circle: "[...]. H."

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Sr. Ioshua Reynolds Pinxit."; lower center: "Publish'd Feby 5th 1778 by I 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:
B1970.3.319
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boy | child | coat | collar | costume | doublet | oval | pendant (jewelry) | portrait | ruff
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:21811
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