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Creator:
Print made by James Watson, 1740–1790, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:
Jemima, Countess Cornwallis
Date:
1772
Medium:
Mezzotint (second state) on medium, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 7/8 × 11 9/16 inches (40.3 × 29.4 cm), Plate: 15 3/8 × 11 inches (39.1 × 27.9 cm), and Image: 13 3/4 × 10 15/16 inches (34.9 × 27.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: "Countess Cornwallis"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "232"

Lettered, lower left: "Sr. Jos Reynolds Pinxt."; lettered, lower center: "R. Sayer Excuditt. | Published as the Act didrects 20 April 1771"; lettered, lower right: "Jas. Watson fecit."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.103
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Associated People:
Countess Cornwallis, Jemima (née Jemima Tullikens Jones) (1747—1779)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Image of America During the Revolution (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, 1976-07-01 - 1976-09-30)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:21993
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