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Creator:
Print made by Valentine Green, 1739–1813, British
after Maria Hadfield Cosway, 1759–1838, British
Title:

Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire as 'Cynthia'

Date:
1783
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 25 9/16 × 16 5/16 inches (65 × 41.5 cm), Plate: 24 11/16 × 15 1/16 inches (62.7 × 38.2 cm), and Image: 23 3/4 × 15 1/16 inches (60.3 × 38.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "#8 | 7407"; lower right: "446"

Lettered below image, lower left: "Painted by Maria Cosway" ; lower right: "Engraved by V. Green, Mezzotinto Engraver to his Majesty, and to the Elector Palatine."; below, center: "Published Janry. 1st 1783, by V. Green No. 29, Newman Street, Oxford Street,London."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.496
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
clouds | crescent moons | crown | dress | night | portrait | sash | stars
Associated People:
Diana
Artemis
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:22184
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