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Creator:
Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
after Edward Francis Burney, 1760–1848, British
Title:

Funeral Card of Sir Joshua Reynolds

Additional Title(s):

Ticket for the Funeral of Reynolds

Date:
1792
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
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)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

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:
B1974.13.2
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25253
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