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Creator:
Print made by Valentine Green, 1739–1813, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:
Lady Betty Delme and her two Children
Date:
1779
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, moderately smooth, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 24 3/8 × 15 1/8 inches (61.9 × 38.4 cm) and Image: 23 1/2 × 15 1/8 inches (59.7 × 38.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, below image, lower right: "Lady Betty Delme"; inscribed on verso in graphite, upper right: "28+1.8"; lower left: "Harley's"; lower center: "6835 | 3/6/86"; lower right: "Lady Betty Delme"

Lettered below image, lower left: "Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds | Published July 1st 1779 by V Green No. 29 Newmans Street, Oxford Street, and No. 52 Strand"; lower left: "Engraved by V Green, Mezzotinto Engraver to His Majesty & to the Elector Palatine | Se vend a Londres, chez les Freres Torre, Merchands d'Estampes"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.114
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Associated People:
Delmé, Lady Elizabeth ('Betty') (née Howard, later Garnier) (1747—1813)
Delmé, John (1772-1809)
Elizabeth, Isabella (1770/1771—1794)
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22005
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