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Creator:
Print made by Edward Fisher, 1722–1785, British
Sayer & Bennett, 1725–1794, British
Title:
George Primrose
Date:
1777
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 1/2 x 10 3/8 inches (36.8 x 26.4 cm), Plate: 9 15/16 x 7 1/2 inches (25.3 x 19.1 cm), and Image: 8 3/4 x 7 1/2 inches (22.2 x 19.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower center: "#68"

Lettered, lower center: "Engraved from an Original Drawing of Edwd Fisher. | LONDON, Printed for R SAYER & J BENNETT no 53 Flee Street; as the Act directs, 11th Feby 1777"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.916
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
buttons | coat | cravat | cuffs | curls | epaulettes | gesturing | illustration | lace | literary theme | oval | posing | tassels | The Vicar of Wakefield (1766) | vest | wig
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22607
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