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Creator:
Print made by Samuel Cousins, 1801–1887, British
after Sir Thomas Lawrence, 1769–1830, British
Published by Hodgson & Graves, ca. 1812–1892, British
Title:

The Countess of Blessington

Date:
1837
Medium:
Mezzotint, line engraving, and stipple engraving on thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 15/16 x 12 15/16 inches (40.5 x 32.9 cm), Plate: 12 1/16 x 9 inches (30.6 x 22.8 cm), and Image: 8 1/4 x 6 7/16 inches (21 x 16.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "15"; on back, center right: "1948"; on back, lower center: "#117"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Sir Thos. Lawrence, P. R. A. | Proof"; lower center: "London, Published June 1, 1837, by Hodgson & Graves, Printsellers to the King 6, Pall Mall"; lower right: "S. Cousins A. R. A. | The Countess of Blessington"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.440
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
armchair | brooch | corsage | costume | countess | dress | ermine | fur | gown | jewelry | nobility | pearls | portrait | ring | sash | silk | woman
Associated People:
Gardiner, Marguerite, countess of Blessington (1789–1849), author
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22130
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