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Creator:
Print made by William Say, 1768–1834, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:
The Dilettanti Society
Date:
1812
Medium:
Mezzotint (proof before letters) on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 24 1/4 × 18 inches (61.6 × 45.7 cm), Plate: 23 1/8 × 16 5/8 inches (58.7 × 42.2 cm), and Image: 19 3/4 × 14 3/4 inches (50.2 × 37.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower right: "15903 | CA/CX/-"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.119
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
book | bottles | conversation piece | costume | drinking glasses | food | genre subject | Grand Tour | men | portrait | society | vase | wine
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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The Pursuit of Happiness - A View of Life in Georgian England (Yale Center for British Art, 1977-04-19 - 1977-09-18)

" Pearls to Pyramids " - Britain and the " Orient " 1600-1820 (Yale Center for British Art, 2008-02-07 - 2008-04-28)

Publications:
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Pearls to pyramids : British visual culture and the Levant, 1600-1830, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2008, p. 16, V1880

Pearls to pyramids : British visual culture and the Levant, 1600-1830 [wall labels], Yale Center for British Art, 2008, p. 39, V 2576 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22010
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