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Creator:
Print made by John Finlayson, 1730–1776, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:
David Garrick in the Character of 'Kitely'
Date:
1769
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 15/16 × 10 15/16 inches (37.9 × 27.8 cm) and Image: 13 7/16 x 10 15/16 inches (34.1 x 27.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: "Mr Garrick in the Character of Kitely -- "; on back, lower right: "3905 (circled)"

Lettered, lower left: "J: Reynolds pinx.t"; lower center: "Publish'd Feb.y.1st:1769"; lower right: "J Finlayson fec:t"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.132
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
actor | buttons | cape | cloak | collar | embroidery | Every Man in His Humour (1598), play by Benjamin Jonson (1572-1637) | lace | literary theme | plays by Benjamin Jonson (1572–1637), poet and playwright | portrait | posing | tassels | vest
Associated People:
Kitely, a merchant (character in Ben Jonson's 'Every Man in his Humour'
Garrick, David (1717–1779), actor and playwright
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22023
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