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Creator:
Print made by Joseph Collyer, 1748–1827, British
after Thomas Stothard, 1755–1834, British
Title:

David Hume

Date:
undated
Medium:
Line engraving and etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper, laid in mount
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped inside plate): 7 1/16 x 4 1/2 inches (17.9 x 11.5 cm) and Image: 6 7/8 x 4 7/16 inches (17.5 x 11.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on mount, lower left: "Mii. 437. | 2"

Lettered in black ink, lower center, within image, in plinth: "DAVID HUME | Esq"; lower right: "Collyer Sculpt."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Chauncey Brewster Tinker
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.6.17
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
allegories | armor | books | coat | coat of arms | costume | cravat | crest | feathers | frill | helmet | historian | History | laurel | laurel crown | lion | man | mythology | oval | philosopher | plinth | portrait | reading | sandals | shield (armor) | spear | swords | togas | trophy | unicorn | waistcoat | wig | women
Associated People:
muse
Clio
Hume, David (1711–1776), philosopher and historian
Britannia
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22807
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