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Creator:
Print made by Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Published by Michele Benedetti, 1745–1810, Italian
Title:
Peniston, William, and Frederick James Lamb: The Affectionate Brothers
Date:
1791
Medium:
Stipple engraving and etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 17 1/16 × 11 9/16 inches (43.4 × 29.4 cm) and Image: 13 9/16 x 9 11/16 inches (34.4 x 24.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower center: "188 | The Three Sons of Sir Peniston Lamb, Bart. | Hon Lincoln Stanhope, Viscount Petersham and C[?onartofe] of Harrington"; lower right: "Very fine"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Sir Joshua Reynolds pinxt. R. A."; lower center: "The Affectionate Brothers. | Publish'd as the Act directs, March 30, 1791, by M. Benedetti Engraver No. 92 Norton Street, Marybone, and to be had at J. F. Tomkins New Bond Street, No. 49."; lower right: "F. Bartolozzi sculpt. R. A."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.183
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
affection | boys | breeches (trousers) | brothers | buckles | children | costume | curtain | dress | family | feathers | hat | holding | nobility | politicians | portrait | prime ministers | rocks (landforms) | supporting | trees
Associated People:
Lamb, William, second Viscount Melbourne (1779–1848), prime minister
Lamb, Frederick James, Baron Beauvale and third Viscount Melbourne (1782–1853), diplomatist
Lamb, Peniston (1770–1805)
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22074
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