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Creator:
Print made by William Whiston Barney, active 1805–1817, British
after Richard Cosway, 1742–1821, British
Title:

George Spencer, Earl of Sunderland, and Lord Charles Spencer

Date:
1805
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 22 1/8 × 17 inches (56.2 × 43.2 cm), Plate: 21 1/8 × 16 inches (53.7 × 40.6 cm), and Image: 18 × 14 inches (45.7 × 35.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower center: "58"; lower right: "Proof J - 11- c"

Lettered below image: "Painted by R.Cosway Esqr. R.A. | Pub. Septr. 14, 1805, by W.Barney, No.3 Little George St. Westmr. | Engraved by W.Whiston Barney | To the Marquis and Marchioness of Blandford | This Plate of their Sons, | George Spencer, Earl of Sunderland, and Lord Charles Spencer, | Is with Permission respectfully Dedicated by their devoted Servant W.W.Barney."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.500
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22188
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