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Creator:
Print made by John Jones, ca. 1745–1797, British
after Thomas Gainsborough RA, 1727–1788, British
Title:

John Henderson

Date:
1783
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 17 3/16 × 13 inches (43.7 × 33 cm), Plate: 15 1/16 × 11 1/16 inches (38.3 × 28.1 cm), and Image: 13 7/16 × 10 15/16 inches (34.1 × 27.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "1991"; inscribed in graphite, lower center: "#76"

Lettered, lower left: "Painted by T. Gainsborough R.A."; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by J. Jones."; lettered, lower center: "Mr. Henderson. | Published as the Act didrects, May30th.1783 by J.Jones No.63, Great Portland Street Marylebone."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.371
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
portrait
Associated People:
Henderson, John (bap. 1747, d. 1785), British actor and draftsman
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:21864
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