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Creator:
Print made by John Raphael Smith, 1752–1812, British
after Thomas Gainsborough RA, 1727–1788, British
Title:

George, Prince of Wales

Date:
1783
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 26 3/8 × 18 3/4 inches (67 × 47.6 cm), Plate: 25 7/8 × 18 inches (65.7 × 45.7 cm), and Image: 24 1/4 × 17 15/16 inches (61.6 × 45.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "29 x 21 1/4"

Lettered lower left: "Painted by T. Gainsborough Esq. R.A."; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by John Raphael Smith | Mezzotinto Engraver to his | Royal Highness the Prince of Wales"; lettered, lower center: "His Majesty [...] the Prince of Wales."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.369
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:21862
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