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Creator:
Valentine Green, 1739–1813, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:
Sir William Chambers
Date:
1790
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20 1/8 × 16 1/16 inches (51.1 × 40.8 cm), Plate: 19 1/8 × 15 1/16 inches (48.6 × 38.3 cm), and Image: 17 7/8 × 15 1/16 inches (45.4 × 38.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Vol.2 P.72"

Lettered, lower left: "Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds; | for the Royal Academy, 1780."; lettered, lower center: "Engrav'd by V.Green, Mezzottinto Engraver to his Majesty, and to the Elector Palatine. | SIR WILLIAM CHAMBERS, K;P.S. | Treasurer of the ROYAL ACADEMY, Member of the IMPERIAL ACADEMY of ARTS at Florence, | Of the ROYAL ACADEMY of ARCHITECTURE at Paris, Fellow of the ROYAL SOCIETIES of London and Stockholm, and F.A.L."; lettered, lower right: "Pub'd. Feby.1.1790 by Wm. Richardson Ancient, | & Modern Print Warehouse, No.174 Strand."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.9844
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:25505
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