Funeral Card of Sir Joshua Reynolds
- Additional Title(s):
Ticket for the Funeral of Reynolds
- Etching and line engraving on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
- Sheet: 7 1/4 x 9 1/8 inches (18.4 x 23.2 cm), Plate: 5 1/2 x 7 3/8 inches (14 x 18.7 cm), and Image: 5 x 6 7/8 inches (12.7 x 17.5 cm)
Inscribed in brown ink upper left: "Mr. A. Hone."
Lettered center: "SUCCEDET FAMA, | VIVUSQUE PER ORA | FERETUR. - "; lower center: "The Executors & Family of Sir Joshua Reynolds return thanks for the tribute of | respect paid to departed Genius & Virtue, by your attendance at the funeral of | that illustrious painter & most amiable man, in St.Pauls Cathedral, | on Saturday, March 3d. 1792. | E.F.Burney del. F.Bartolozzi R.A.Sculps."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Frederick W. Hilles
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
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Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99), Funeral Card of Sir Joshua Reynolds, 1792
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