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Creator:
William Say, 1768–1834, British
after Sir Thomas Lawrence, 1769–1830, British
Title:

Mrs. Siddons

Date:
1810
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 34 11/16 × 22 3/16 inches (88.1 × 56.4 cm), Plate: 33 13/16 × 21 1/2 inches (85.9 × 54.6 cm), and Image: 32 1/2 × 21 3/16 inches (82.6 × 53.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left: "Painted by T.Lawrence Esq., R.A. | Principal Painter in Ordinary to his Majesty."lettered, lower center: "MRS. SIDDONS, | From a Picture in the Possession of William Fitzhugh Esq. M.P. | London: Published March 1, 1810, by EDW:ORME, Printseller to the King Engraver & Publisher Bond Str. corner of Brook Str."; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by W.Say. | Engraver to H.R.H. the Duke of Goucester."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.1.194
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25442
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