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Creator:
John Young, 1755–1825, British
after Sir William Beechey, 1753–1839, British
Title:

Francis Drake Esqr.

Part Of:

Collective Title: Iconographie Anglaise par Reynolds et Autres

Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 19 13/16 × 14 inches (50.3 × 35.6 cm) and Image: 17 5/16 × 14 inches (44 × 35.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Vol.2. P. 105":

Watermark

Lettered, lower left: "painted by S.W.Beechey."; lettered, lower center: "FRANCIS DRAKE ESQR. | His Majesty's Envoy Extraordinary, & Minister Plenipotentiary at the Court of Munich | london, Published by Colnaghi & co, No.23, Cockspur Street."; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by Jn. Young Engraver to H.R.H. the Prince of Wales."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.9888
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:25549
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