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Creator:
Print made by William Doughty, 1757–1782, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Published by William Doughty, 1757–1782, British
Title:

The Honorable Augustus Keppel, Admiral of the Blue

Additional Title(s):

The Honble Augustus Keppel, Admiral of the Blue

Hon. Augustus Keppel

Date:
1779
Medium:
Mezzotint and etching on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper, laid in mount
Dimensions:
Sheet: 18 1/4 x 13 5/16 inches (46.3 x 33.8 cm), Plate: 17 15/16 x 13 inches (45.5 x 33 cm), and Image: 16 x 13 inches (40.6 x 33 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower right: "R6863 | mc/q/-"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds."; lower center: "The Honble,, AUGUSTUS KEPPEL, Admiral of the Blue, and Commander in Chief of a Squadron of | His Majesty's Ships, Employed and to be Employed in the Channel, Soundings &c. in the Year 1778. | London, Publish'd as the Act directs, March 12th. 1779. by Willm. Doughty, No. 4 Little Titchfield Street, Cavendish Square."; lower right: "Engrav'd by Wm,, Doughty."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.177
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
admiral | armed forces | coat | collar | costume | cravat | embroidery | man | portrait | uniform
Associated People:
Keppel, Augustus, Viscount Keppel (1725–1786), naval officer and politician
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22067
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