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Creator:
Print made by Gainsborough Dupont, 1754–1797, British
after Thomas Gainsborough RA, 1727–1788, British
Published by Gainsborough Dupont, 1754–1797, British
Title:

Eldest Princesses

Date:
1793
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed to plate): 24 5/8 × 18 inches (62.5 × 45.7 cm) and Image: 23 1/4 × 18 inches (59.1 × 45.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered below image, lower left: "Thos. Gainsborough Esqr. R.A. Pinxt."; lower center: "ELDEST PRINCESSES. | Pub. Sepr. 2. 1793, by Gainsborough Dupont, Grafton Street, Fitzroy Square."; lower right: "Gainsborough Dupont Sculpt."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.365
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:21858
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Hugh Belsey, Thomas Gainsborough: The portraits, fancy pictures and copies after old masters, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, fig. 170.1, NJ18.G16 B453 2019 (LC) Oversize (YCBA)

James Hamilton, Gainsborough A Portrait, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, p. 331, NJ18.G16 H36 2017 (YCBA)

Joanna Marschner, Enlightened Princesses : Caroline, Augusta, Charlotte, and the Shaping of the Modern World, Yale University Press, New Haven, Conn, 2017, p. 378, fig. 22.03, NX543 +.E55 2017 Oversize (YCBA)


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