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Creator:
Print made by William Sharp, 1749–1824, British
after George Francis Joseph, 1764–1846, Irish
Title:

William Sharp

Date:
1817
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper with cream chine-collé
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 1/2 × 17 1/2 inches (54.6 × 44.5 cm), Plate: 14 1/2 × 12 1/2 inches (36.8 × 31.8 cm), Chine collé: 14 × 12 inches (35.6 × 30.5 cm), and Image: 12 × 10 inches (30.5 × 25.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "J.S. | & co."; lower center: "Wm Sharpe | exeedingly fine & brilliant proof before any letters"; lower right: "W.Sharpe | Portrait of himself | India proof"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower center: "77"; lower right: "As"

Lettered below image, lower center: "London, Published May 12, 1817, by Iohn Smith, Princes Street, Cavendish Square."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.551
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bow tie | coat | frame (furnishing) | portrait | scroll (information artifact) | self-portrait
Associated People:
Sharp, William (1749–1824), engraver
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22248
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