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Creator:
Print made by Samuel Cousins, 1801–1887, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:

Mrs. Braddyll

Additional Title(s):

Jane Braddyll (née Gale)

Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint (first state) on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper with cream chine-collé
Dimensions:
Sheet: 23 3/8 × 18 1/2 inches (59.4 × 47 cm), Plate: 15 1/2 × 12 inches (39.4 × 30.5 cm), Chine collé: 15 × 11 1/2 inches (38.1 × 29.2 cm), and Image: 10 1/2 × 8 5/8 inches (26.7 × 21.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "Proof in first state of the plate, J. Agnew & Sons"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower right: "The first finished & [ ... ] | the plate [ ... ] "

Lettered below image: "Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds. | Engraved by Samuel Cousins A.R.A."; lower center: "Mrs Braddyll | From a Picture in the possession of Lord Charles Townshend | Private Plate"

Signed in graphite, lower right: "Samuel Cousins"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.81
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:21972
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