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Creator:
Print made by John Dixon, ca. 1740–1811, Irish
after Nathaniel Dance RA, 1735–1811, British
Title:

David Garrick as Richard III

Date:
1772
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 26 1/4 × 17 1/8 inches (66.7 × 43.5 cm), Plate: 25 1/4 × 15 3/4 inches (64.1 × 40 cm), and Image: 24 3/4 × 15 3/4 inches (62.9 × 40 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "#12"; Lower right: "458"

Lettered inside image, lower right: "J Dixon Fecit"; below image lower left: "N Danee pinx <Danee pinx*>"; lower center: "Published according to Act of Parliament April 28 1772 by John Boydell Engraver Cheapside London | J Dixon Fecit"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.508
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
literary theme | plays by William Shakespeare | Richard III, play by William Shakespeare
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Richard (character in Shakespeare's Richard III)
Garrick, David (1717–1779), actor and playwright
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22196
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