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Creator:
Print made by William Sharp, 1749–1824, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:
John Hunter, F.R.S.
Date:
1788
Medium:
Line engraving on thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 26 9/16 × 21 1/16 inches (67.5 × 53.5 cm), Plate: 20 1/16 × 15 3/16 inches (51 × 38.6 cm), and Image: 16 11/16 × 13 1/2 inches (42.4 × 34.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: [D. Giovanni]i Hunter"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "M3992 | [Cast y]/-/- | mn/[7]/-"

Lettered, lower left: "Sir Joshua Reynolds, pinxt."; lettered, lower right: "Willm Sharp sculpt."; lettered, lower center: "Publish'd 1st Jany 1788 by Wm Sharp, Charles Street"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.166
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Associated People:
Hunter, John (1728–1793), surgeon and anatomist
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22056
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