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Creator:
Print made by Thomas Watson, 1743–1781, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:
David Garrick
Date:
1779
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, moderately textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 1/2 × 12 1/2 inches (41.9 × 31.8 cm), Plate: 14 7/8 × 11 inches (37.8 × 27.9 cm), and Image: 13 1/4 × 11 inches (33.7 × 27.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Garrick"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "170"

Watermark

Lettered, lower left: "Painted b Sir Joshua Reynolds."; lettered, lower right: "Engrav'd by Tho. Watson."; lettered lower center: "London. Publish'd March 18th 1779, for Watson & Dickenson No.158 New Bond Street."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.133
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
portrait
Associated People:
Garrick, David (1717–1779), actor and playwright
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22024
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