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Creator:
James McArdell, ca. 1729–1765, Irish
and Richard Houston, ca. 1721–1775, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:
Lieutenant-General Charles Schaw Cathart, 9th Earl Cathcart
Date:
1770
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 11/16 × 10 1/16 inches (34.8 × 25.6 cm) and Image: 12 5/16 × 9 7/8 inches (31.3 × 25.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Vol.2 P.71"

Lettered, lower left: "Sir Josha. Reynolds Pinxt."; lettered, lower right: "Jas. McArdell delinavit R.Houston Perfecit"; lettered, lower center: "Right Honble. Charles Lord Cathcart. | Knight of the Order of teh Thistle at present abroad on his Embassy to the Court of Petersburg."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.9842
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25503
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