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Creator:
Print made by Thomas Watson, 1743–1781, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:
The Honourable Mrs. Beresford with the Marchioness Townshend and the Hon. Mrs. Gardiner Adoring a Term of Hymen
Date:
1776
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 23 3/16 × 28 1/2 inches (58.9 × 72.4 cm) and Plate: 22 3/16 × 27 1/8 inches (56.4 × 68.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "The Honble. Mrs. Beresford"; inscribed in graphite, lower center: "The Marchss. Townshend"; inscribed in graphite, lower right: " The Honble. Mrs. Gardner."

Collector's mark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.70
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
decorating | dresses | flowers (plants) | garlands | goddess | marchioness | religious and mythological subject | sisters | sky | statue | Term | trees | women
Associated People:
Hymen (god of marriage)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:21961
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