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Creator:
Print made by James Watson, 1740–1790, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:

Edmund Burke

Date:
1770
Medium:
Mezzotint (first state) on medium, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Plate: 14 15/16 × 10 7/8 inches (37.9 × 27.6 cm) and Sheet: 15 3/8 × 11 1/4 inches (39.1 × 28.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "244"

Lettered, lower left: "Sr. Joshua Reynolds pinxit."; lettered, lower right: "James Watson fecit." lettered, lower center: "London. Printed for J. WATSON, in Queen Ann Street. near Titchfield Street, Oxford Road, Publish'd as the Act directs, 20 June 1770.

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.89
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Associated People:
Burke, Edmund (1729/30–1797), politician and author
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:21980
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William Laffan, Ireland : crossroads of art and design, 1690-1840, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, 2015, pp, 40, 156, 235, no. 131, fig, 1 (p. 40), N6787 .I74 2015 OVERSIZE (YCBA)


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