The Dilettanti Society
- between 1800 and 1820
- Mezzotint (proof before titles) on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
- Sheet: 27 5/8 × 20 1/8 inches (70.2 × 51.1 cm), Plate: 22 3/4 × 16 3/8 inches (57.8 × 41.6 cm), Chine collé: 22 3/4 × 16 3/8 inches (57.8 × 41.6 cm), Image: 18 7/8 × 14 3/4 inches (47.9 × 37.5 cm)
Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower right: "452 | Sd- the first | L25 [...]"
Lettered below image, lower left to lower right: "Sir Joshua Reynolds Pinxt. Lord Mulgrave. Lord Dundas. Honble. Charles Greville. Charles Crowle Esqr. Duke of Leeds. Sir Joseph Banks. Turner Sculp."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
- Associated People:
- The Society of Dilettanti (founded 1734), society of noblemen and scholars which sponsors the study of ancient Greek and Roman art, and the creation of new work in the style
- Accessible by appointment in the Study Room [Request]
Note: The Study Room is open by appointment. Please visit the Study Room page on our website for more details.
- IIIF Manifest:
" Pearls to Pyramids " - Britain and the " Orient " 1600-1820 (Yale Center for British Art, 2008-02-07 - 2008-04-28) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]
The Pursuit of Happiness - A View of Life in Georgian England (Yale Center for British Art, 1977-04-19 - 1977-09-18) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]
Pearls to pyramids : British visual culture and the Levant, 1600-1830 [wall labels], Yale Center for British Art, 2008, p. 39, V 2576 (YCBA) [YCBA]
Pearls to pyramids : British visual culture and the Levant, 1600-1830, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2008, p. 16, V1880 [ORBIS]