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Creator:
Print made by John Jones, ca. 1745–1797, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:

James Boswell of Auchinleck, Esq.

Date:
1786
Medium:
Mezzotint on very thin, smooth, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 17 7/8 × 12 1/4 inches (45.4 × 31.1 cm), Plate: 14 3/4 × 10 7/8 inches (37.5 × 27.6 cm), and Image: 13 × 10 7/8 inches (33 × 27.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "A18400"; lower right: "anx-"

Lettered within plate, below image, lower left: "Painted by Sr,, Joshua Reynolds,"; lower right: "Engrav'd by John Jones,"; below, center: "James Boswell of Auchinleck, Esq. | London, Pubd: as the Act directs Janry. 17, 1786, by I. Jones, No. 63 Great Portland Street, Mary-le-bone."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.78
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:21969
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Joanna Marschner, Enlightened Princesses : Caroline, Augusta, Charlotte, and the Shaping of the Modern World, Yale University Press, New Haven, Conn, 2017, p. 320, fig. 17.23, NX543 +.E55 2017 Oversize (YCBA)


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