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Creator:
Print made by John Dixon, ca. 1740–1811, Irish
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:

Mrs. Blake as Juno

Additional Title(s):

Portrait of Mrs. Boscawen

Mrs. Boscawen

Date:
1771
Medium:
Mezzotint (third state) on medium, slightly textured, cream paper mounted on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 26 1/2 × 18 1/4 inches (67.3 × 46.4 cm), Sheet (trimmed to plate ): 24 1/2 × 16 1/4 inches (62.2 × 41.3 cm), and Image: 24 1/8 × 15 5/8 inches (61.3 × 39.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, lower center: "Mrs Boscawen"

Lettered below image, lower left: "Sir Joshua Reynolds Pinx"; below image center: "Publish'd according to Act of Parliament Feb.ry 11. 1771 by J Dixon in Kemps Row near Chelsea Bridge and Sold by A.Dury in Dukes Court Saint Martins Lane"; below image right: "J.Dixon Fecit"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.74
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
beads | birds | braids | clouds | goddess | heaven | peacock (bird) | portrait | religious and mythological subject | robes | sky | stola
Associated People:
Juno
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:21965
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