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Creator:
Print made by John Hall, 1739–1797, British
after Thomas Ross, active from 1753, British
Published by James Dodsley, 1724–1797, British
Title:

William Shenstone, Esq.

Date:
1780
Medium:
Line engraving and etching on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped inside plate): 6 5/16 x 3 3/8 inches (16.1 x 8.6 cm) and Image: 5 3/8 x 3 1/16 inches (13.7 x 7.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered in black ink, within image, lower center, in tablet: "WILLIAM SHENSTONE ESQr."; lower left: "Painted by Thos. Ross, 1738."; lower center: "Done from an Original Picture, in the Possession of | (The REVD. Mr. GRAVES.) | Publishd as the Act directs, by I. Dodsley, Pall Mall, June 1st, 1780."; lower right: "Engrav'd by Ino. Hall, 1780."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Chauncey Brewster Tinker
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.6.34
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
coat | cravat | horn (musical instrument) | lute | man | music | oval | pipes | portrait | ruffle | tablet
Associated People:
Shenstone, William (1714–1763), writer
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22824
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