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Creator:
Print made by James McArdell, ca. 1729–1765, Irish
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:

Lady Fortescue

Date:
1757
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 9/16 × 10 3/8 inches (37 × 26.4 cm), Plate: 14 1/16 × 9 15/16 inches (35.7 × 25.2 cm), and Image: 12 9/16 × 9 15/16 inches (31.9 × 25.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "181"

Collector's mark, brown ink, circle, initials, lower right

Lettered, lower left: "J. Reynolds pinxt"; lettered, lower right:, "Jas. Mc.Ardell fecit"; lettered, lower center: "Lady Fortescue 1757 | Sold at the Golden Head in Covent Garden."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.127
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Associated People:
Fortescue, Lady Anne (died 1864)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22018
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