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Print made by Charles Turner, 1774–1857
after Sir Henry Raeburn, 1756–1823
Published by Robert Hartley Cromek, 1770–1812

Sir Walter Scott

Materials & Techniques:
Mezzotint, published state on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Sheet: 22 1/8 × 16 3/8 inches (56.2 × 41.6 cm), Plate: 20 7/8 × 14 5/8 inches (53 × 37.1 cm), Image: 18 × 14 5/8 inches (45.7 × 37.1 cm)

Inscribed in graphite, center: "4"; lower center: "14"

Collector's mark: lyre

Lettered below image, lower center: "WALTER SCOTT ESQR. | Engraved by C. Turner from the Original Picture by Raeburn in | the possession of Archibald Constable Esqr. London, Published Jany 18th 1810, by R.H. Cromek, 64 Newman Street"; lower right, "Proof"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
Associated People:
Scott, Sir Walter (1771–1832), poet and novelist
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IIIF Manifest:

Art and Music in Britain: Four Encounters, 1730-1900 (Yale Center for British Art, 2006-10-05 - 2006-12-31) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition] [Exhibition Description]

The Romantic Print in Britain - Yale Center for British Art (Carnegie Museum of Art, 2004-02-14 - 2004-05-09) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

The Romantic Print in the Age of Revolutions: Hero, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History (Yale Center for British Art, 2003-01-23 - 2003-06-01) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition] [Exhibition Description]

Modern Gothic : The Revival of Medieval Art (Yale University Art Gallery, 2000-04-04 - 2000-07-30) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Voices of Scotland (The Grolier Club, 1992-12-17 - 1993-02-20) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Timothy J. Barringer, Art & music in Britain : four encounters, 1730-1900, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2006, pp. 23, 28, 29, V 1699 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Timothy J. Barringer, Art & music in Britain, four encounters, 1730-1900 (exhibition and label text) , New Haven, 2006, [p. 65], V 1699:1 (YCBA) [YCBA]

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