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Creator:
Print made by Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Published by William Dickinson, 1746–1823, British
Title:

Lady Elizabeth Foster

Date:
1787
Medium:
Etching and stipple engraving on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 7/8 × 14 inches (50.5 × 35.5 cm), Plate: 12 3/16 × 9 5/8 inches (31 × 24.5 cm), and Image: 8 3/8 × 7 inches (21.3 × 17.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, lower center: "Lady Elizabeth Foster."; on back, lower left: "III Third state"; lower center: "Lady Elizabeth Foster | later Duchess of Devonshire"

Lettered in black ink, center left: "Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds"; center right: "Engrav'd by F. Bartolozzi R. A."; lower center: "Publish'd August 10, 1787 by W. Dickinson, New Bond Street."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.128
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bow (costume accessory) | collar | costume | curls | dots | dress (costume) | duchess | frills | lace | nobility | portrait | sash | woman
Associated People:
Cavendish, Elizabeth Christiana, duchess of Devonshire (1757–1824), society hostess and patron of the arts
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22019
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