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Creator:
Print made by James Watson, 1740–1790, British
after Thomas Gainsborough RA, 1727–1788, British
Title:

Right Hon. Augustus Hervey

Date:
1773
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 22 7/16 × 14 1/2 inches (57 × 36.8 cm), Plate: 22 × 14 inches (55.9 × 35.6 cm), and Image: 19 13/16 × 14 inches (50.3 × 35.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Collector's mark, lower right

Lettered, lower center: "The Right Honble. AUGUSTUS HERVEY, Gentleman of the Bedchamber to His Majesty | Lord of the Admiralty Coll. of the Marines, Commander in the Navy & Privy Councellor in Ireland. | 1773."; lettered, lower left: "Thos. Gainsborough pinxt."; lettered, lower right: "Janes Watson fecit."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.372
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:21865
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