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

Richard, Lord Viscount Howe

Date:
1778
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 1/2 × 11 1/2 inches (39.4 × 29.2 cm), Plate: 15 3/16 × 11 1/16 inches (38.6 × 28.1 cm), and Image: 13 9/16 × 11 1/16 inches (34.4 × 28.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "a41924"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "#75"

Watermark

Lettered, lower left: "Mr. Gainsborough Pinxt."; lettered, lower right: "James Watson fecit."; lettered, ,lower center: "Bretherton excu: | Richard Lord Viscount Howe of the Kingdom of Ireland. | Publish'd and Printed by Jas. Bretherton No.134.New Bond Street. 7th.March 1778."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.373
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:21866
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