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Creator:
Print made by Valentine Green, 1739–1813, British
after Thomas Gainsborough RA, 1727–1788, British
Title:

David Garrick with a Bust of Shakespeare

Additional Title(s):

David Garrick, Esqr.

Date:
1769
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Plate: 24 1/2 x 15 1/8in. (62.2 x 38.4cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: "David Garrick Esqr"; inscribed on verso in graphite, V. Green (after Gainsborough) | Garrick with bust of Shakespeare"

Lettered inside image, lower left: "T. Gainsborough Pinxit."; lower center: "Published April 2nd 1769 | By J Boydell Cheapside No 90"; lower right, "Val. Green fecit"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.367
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bust | literary theme | portrait | sculpture
Associated People:
Garrick, David (1717–1779), actor and playwright
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:21860
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