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Creator:
Joseph Grozer, ca. 1755–1798, British
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:

Frederick Ponsonby, Viscount Duncannon, 3rd Earl of Bessborough

Part Of:

Collective Title: Iconographie Anglaise par Reynolds et Autres

Date:
1786
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, moderately textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 5/16 × 11 15/16 inches (41.4 × 30.3 cm), Plate: 15 1/2 × 10 15/16 inches (39.4 × 27.8 cm), and Image: 15 1/16 × 10 15/16 inches (38.3 × 27.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Vol.2 P.111"

Lettered, lower left: "Painted by Sir Josha. Reynolds P.R.A."; lettered, lower right: Engraved by J. Grozer."; lettered, lower center: "Wm. Austin excudit" | The Right Honble William Ponsonby Viscount Duncannon | Only Son of the Earl of Besborough and Brother in law to Earl spencer. | Publish'd as the Act directs March 31st 1786 by Wm Austin Drawing Master Engraver & Print Merchant No.195 Piccadilly near St. James Church."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.9899
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:25560
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