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Creator:
Print made by John Raphael Smith, 1752–1812, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:
Master Henry George Herbert as the 'Infant Bacchus'
Date:
1776
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 22 11/16 × 16 1/4 inches (57.6 × 41.3 cm), Plate: 20 × 14 inches (50.8 × 35.6 cm), and Image: 18 5/16 × 13 15/16 inches (46.5 × 35.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "20 3/4 x 14 2/4"; inscribed in graphite, verso, upper left: "Sold by C. Love"

Watermark

Lettered, lower left: "Painted by Sr Joshua Reynolds"; lettered, lower center: "Master Herbert | Bacchus | Publishd 15th Novemr 1776 by J Boydell Engraver in Cheapside London"; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by J R Smith"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.157
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
basket | child | cloth | eyes | god | grapes | leaves | leopards | light | portrait | religious and mythological subject | rock | vines
Associated People:
Herbert, Henry George, 2nd Earl of Carnarvon (1772-1833), Colonel of the West Somerset Yeomanry
Bacchus
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22047
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