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Creator:
Print made by Valentine Green, 1739–1813, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Published by Valentine Green, 1739–1813, British
Title:

Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire

Date:
1780
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 25 1/2 × 15 5/8 inches (64.8 × 39.7 cm), Plate: 25 × 15 1/4 inches (63.5 × 38.7 cm), and Image: 23 3/4 × 15 1/4 inches (60.3 × 38.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower center: "Duchess of Devonshire"

Scratched lettering below image: "Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds | Engrav'd by V.Green, Mezzotinto Engraver to his Majesty, and to the Elector Palatine | Publish'd July 1st, 1780, by V.Green, No.29 Newman Street, Oxford Street."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.180
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Associated People:
Cavendish [née Spencer], Georgiana, duchess of Devonshire (1757–1806), political hostess
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22071
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